Five Years After Marriage Equality

Stephen Adubato

At root here is a naive miscalculation of the metaphysical magnitude of human loneliness and the desire for intimacy. 

The world

'Safer at Home' Preserves Impoverished Black Families: A Critique of Child Protective Services

Lincoln Rice

Helping those who need additional protection during times of crisis and need. 

The world

Motherhood: First Disintegrating, Now Disappearing

John Grondelski

There should be no safer place for the beating heart of a child than beneath his mother’s.

The world

A Hidden Life

Stephen Adubato

The essence of Christian morality “lies in living the moment within this tension toward the Infinite."

The church

Extraordinary Season in an Extraordinary Time

Kyle Herrington

Like Christ, we must respond to this desert with intensity and to make this time set-aside more definitive for our discipleship.

The church

Pope Francis’ “Difference” Feminism in Querida Amazonia

Stephen Adubato

Revisiting the feminine genius as seen by Pope Francis. 

COVID-19: The Church Can Be Proactive & Peaceful

Audrey Pollnow

Our efforts to decrease the death toll of COVID-19 must be carried out with simplicity and detachment.

The church

Holiness in an Unholy Time

Ralph Capone

Earthly utopias, worldly cares and approbation are not the proper concerns of the Church. 

The church

Underestimating Our Humanity

Mattias A. Caro

The exercise to dream of our future and to follow our passions: is that the way a son or daughter of God can fruitfully think about his or her future?

The Dignity of Work

Michael Morris

How should the idea of hands-on work play into our discussion of the human dignity we need in our economy?

The world

By Paying a Great Price

Mattias A. Caro

Most of life's issue are difficult to resolve; fail to be neat or clean they do like a neatly written story. Why is that? 

Virtue

The New Religion of Greta Thunberg

Hrvoje Vargic

If someone has to save us from the destruction of the Earth, this will certainly not be the movement which created Greta.

The world

Alexander Tschugguel's Bid to Save the Church in Europe

Charlie Ducey

What to make of those who dunk idols in the river? 

The church

Coventry Patmore and the Theology of the Body

Ralph Capone


Ours is a time of great confusion, a dystopia abandoned by reason, a place where, for far too many, the irreal reigns. 

On Power and Authority

Mattias A. Caro

The virtue and discipline required to obtain positions of power and authority are often the best checks against its abuse. 

The Trouble with Throwaway Books

Bart Price

Heartfelt gifts are an extension of family and friends, and we in a sense enter into communion with the givers of these gifts by holding on to them.

Christian Dialectic and the Franciscan Church

Andrew M. Haines

The things we most cherish demand a “Platonic turn,” one that reaches into the muck of incomplete ideas, and with a bit of virtuous unknowing produces a glimpse of goodness worthy of deep affection.

The church

Ask EP: Can I punch someone?

The Editors

Lord, Make me an Instrument of your peace...and make my fist the lance of your justice....

Virtue

No, thanks. I'm not Giving.

Mattias A. Caro

When we Catholics speak of solidarity and subsidiarity—standing with one another and with those closest in need—we've got to think critically about the charities we support. 

The world