Catholic Morality

July 29, 2013

Post-WYD Surprise: Pope Francis Gives Wide-Ranging In-Flight Press Conference

The Holy Father touches on the ‘gay lobby’ and Vatican Bank reform, as well as several other high-profile issues.

May 8, 2013

Ethicist Lauds Ireland's Ruling Against Assisted Suicide

Ireland’s top court said ‘there is no constitutional right to commit suicide or to arrange for the determination of one’s life at a time of one’s choosing.’

January 10, 2013

Still Troubled by Terri Schiavo’s Death, But Inspired, Too

Twenty years after Terri’s husband, Michael, began his campaign to cut off her life support, Bobby Schindler discusses the impact of the protracted family tragedy that culminated with his sister’s death.

December 20, 2012

Filipino Church Vows Continued Opposition to ‘Reproductive Health’ Bill

Despite determined resistance from Catholic leaders, Philippine lawmakers passed legislation Dec. 17 promoting contraception for poor people.

December 11, 2012

U.K. Catholics Decry Prime Minister’s Call for Same-Sex 'Weddings' in Churches

Bishop Philip Egan of the Diocese of Portsmouth warns that this would 'strangle the religious freedom of the Catholic Church in Britain to conduct its mission.'

August 27, 2012

Cosmo's Girl Helen Gurley Brown Epitomized the ‘Culture of Use’

OPINION

June 22, 2012

Politicians’ Patron Beckons the Faithful to Remain Faithful

Feature for St. Thomas More's feast day from our June 17 issue: St. Thomas More Cathedral Stands as Beacon of Honor at D.C.’s Doorstep

March 13, 2012

Minnesota Bishop Is Encouraged by Young People's Quest for Truth

Bishop John Quinn of Winona, Minn., said this week of youth: "They're looking for the truth. One of them said to me, 'Bishop, just tell us the truth. Don't sugarcoat it. We want to know what the truth is.' And someone else said to me: 'You know, bishop, we've been told so many lies, throughout the culture and by other people. Just give us the truth.'”

January 6, 2012

Composer Kevin Kaska Glorifies God With Music

The multi-talented composer wrote the score for The War of the Vendee, a film that depicts the Catholic answer to the Reign of Terror in 18th-century France.

December 19, 2011

Disciples Go Hollywood

When the movies Come to the Stable: a tour of good and bad portrayals of Christians and their beliefs in the movies.

November 11, 2011

Certainty and Silliness of Atheism

… And Nothing but the Truth: Atheism and the Audacity of the Catholic Worldview, Part 5

August 24, 2011

From Planned Parenthood to Pro-Life

Linda Couri brings firsthand knowledge of the tragedy of abortion to her work for the Archdiocese of Chicago.

July 5, 2011

Bishops Speak Out Against Rhode Island Civil-Unions Bill

Bishop Thomas Tobin asks Catholics to pray for 'God's patience, mercy and forgiveness in these distressing times.'