Sounding Board

Let them read books

In 2012, exactly two weeks after Trayvon Martin was shot to death for being young and black and wearing a hoodie, I sat in a dark theater watching children as...

Worship local

Some years ago, Eric Jacobsen wrote about the urban environment in Sidewalks in the Kingdom: New Urbanism and the Christian Faith (Brazos Press). He outlined...

Sinfully honest

U.S. Catholic readers confess that sin isn’t what it used to be, but they still commit themselves to a virtuous lifestyle. Sounding Board is one...