Vol. 82, No. 5
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by Jay Bouchard
Pope Francis calls us to society’s margins. Sometimes that means just crossing the street.
by Jennifer Szweda Jordan
Everyone, no matter their needs, deserves to be a part of parish life. But we must go beyond inclusion.
The Special Collection
by Brian Doyle
A parish honors one of its beloved members.
A love that heals
by Annemarie Scobey
Jesus calls us to love those who have experienced childhood trauma.
by Rosie McCarty
Readers say they want priests to take a collaborative approach to leading their parishes.
an interview with Father Simon C. Kim
The church must confront racism, says this theologian, even when it’s painful or difficult.
by Jessie Bazan
Not practiced, solidarity is just another buzzword.
The Examined Life: Addicted to piety
By Beth Haile
Scrupulosity causes suffering.
Margin Notes: Don’t fence us in
By Kevin Clarke
U.S. policy contributes to world migration. Now we must respond to the crisis.
Culture in Context: America’s original sin
By Danny Duncan Collum
Ava DuVernay’s ‘13th’ reminds us that America’s original sin of racism is still waiting to be confessed and cleansed.
Testaments: Forge ahead!
By Alice Camille
Tempting as it may be to retreat to a secluded mountain, there’s no running from the world’s troubles.
Glad You Asked: Is there a difference between mercy and compassion?
By Beth Haile
At Home with our Faith: Take a break
By Annemarie Scobey
To foster family closeness, go on a vacation together.