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Palm Sunday: Death is a teacher, with its own wisdom to...

Years ago when I taught high school theology, I was tasked with developing a curriculum for senior students focused on bioethics and the church's...

Take time during coronavirus pandemic to reflect upon Christ’s command, Love...

The advent of the novel coronavirus has set into motion so many unprecedented actions and effects that it’s hard to keep track or make...

If you’re still on the fence about Kobe Bryant and his...

In each issue of the tabloid Us Weekly, there is a spread titled "Stars: They’re Just Like Us!" featuring paparazzi photos of celebrities engaged...

‘If I should fall a thousand times a day, a thousand...

I find the pressure to make New Year’s resolutions a bit oppressive. It’s not that I don’t find it valuable to make a list...

Elise Italiano Ureneck: Greater patience can leave you ‘feeling groovy’

While I can rattle off a long list of positive things about being raised in the Northeast (the quality of bagels, access to cultural...

As we pray for the dead, it’s timely to think of...

During the month of November, the Catholic Church asks the faithful to spend 30 days praying for the dead. Pope Francis has underscored this directive:...

Greta Thunberg’s urgent message did not get the response it deserved:...

Unless you were sleeping last month, you probably caught at least a glimpse of the newsmaking 16-year-old Swede, Greta Thunberg, on her U.S. tour....

Bible depicts great wisdom, perspective for expecting ‘older’ mothers: Elise Italiano...

There is a special kind of humiliation (and humor, if you’re a good sport), reserved for pregnant women who skew a little bit above...

How the church can invest in young women leaders

In a January 2014 address, Pope Francis expressed that he would like women to play a more "capillary and incisive" role in the church...

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