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Leon J. Suprenant
How should lay people relate to their bishops, especially if the bishop doesn’t seem to be in line with Rome? If he seems to have his head in...
Anthony E. Clark
There’s a big difference between joining the non-denominational church around the corner and joining the one, holy, catholic and apostolic...
Russell Shaw
In 1964 there were 180,000 religious; today there are 67,000. The effects of this tragic loss on the Church can hardly be exaggerated,...
Maria Ruiz Scaperlanda
It's often referred to as the "Hispanic problem," but it's really an opportunity to revitalize moribund parishes with an influx of their rich...
Joanna Bogle
In a book-lined room in Oxford, England, Connie Oddie pours tea and serves homemade scones and jam. A small grandson giggles at cartoons on the...
Russell Shaw
After decades of "pastoral" bishops, there seems to be a new model: teaching bishops.
Russell Shaw
Unfortunately, many Catholics think only priests and nuns have vocations. The truth is that God calls each of us by name, asking us to fulfill...
Karl Keating
In the eighteenth chapter of Huckleberry Finn, Huck reports on one of his rare visits to church. "Everybody said it was a good sermon, and...
Karl Keating
In a letter to an inquirer, Msgr. Ronald Knox told the story "of a convert in Newcastle who was asked why he became a Catholic, and he said he...
Karl Keating
Aristotle remarked that "man is a political animal." I guess the old guy was right.At the beginning of the presidential primaries, I devoted an...