The AnchoressJen Fitz "Sticking it" to you, at Patheos
She wants her readers to “Live it like you mean it” — it being the faith, of course, but knowing Jen, I think she also means every aspect of our lives.
Seasons of GraceBreaking: Another Catholic Challenge to Health Care Law
The Catholic Business Association, one of the plaintiffs in the case, represents nearly 200 Catholic dioceses, agencies and businesses.
Christopher CloseupRevisiting the "Cosmos" Giordano Bruno Controversy a Few Days Later
Powell captures the real problem with the way “Cosmos” lionized Bruno: it fed into the narrative that religion and science are incompatible.
Sticking the CornersOn Suffering: Should We Be Atheists Because We Suffer?
God gives us radical freedom. A freedom so radical that our actions have consequences, even to the point of being able to hurt others.
Unequally YokedVery Boring Kinds of Goodness
I managed to get around to doing the decent thing, with a bit of lag time, but I can’t really say I did it in a spirit of love.
Bad CatholicThe Mode in Which We Go to Mass
What good is it if 10,000 people view God in this manner, if the very mode by which they view him reduces God and his Word to an item of interest?
The Catholic ChannelThe Happiest Mass I Ever Attended Was a Funeral
Joy poured down over the whole of us and hung heavy like Southeast Texas Beaumont air; the world felt humid with joy; we were awash in it.
Sam RochaPope Francis Against Ideology
A philosophical Catholicism is what Francis seems to be avoiding, and for good reason.