I am not one to go all sentimental on Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day always was the day my own mother… Read more Mother’s Day: Italian Style
Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Washington D.C. archbishop, said something to the Washington Post on April 10 that screams false equivalence. When Barack Obama… Read more The Church’s False Equivalence Comes Back to Haunt Catholicism
An open letter to conservative Catholic philanthropist Timothy Busch: Dear Mr. Busch, As a fellow practicing Catholic, I was riveted… Read more A Modest Proposal to Catholic Conservatives: Fight Poverty
Today marks the fourth anniversary of Pope Francis’s election as pope. It is clear that the Pope has changed the… Read more After Four Years, Pope Francis Has Failed to Address Sexual Abuse in the Church
On February 23, two Catholic feminist scholars debated whether the Catholic Church is anti-woman. To me that’s akin to debating… Read more Is Catholic Church Anti-Woman?
It used to be that blogging for The Huffington Post was special. It was like being invited to a large… Read more Et tu, Huffington Post?
I haven’t written enough books to be blasé about book reviews. I am grateful for every one of them, particularly… Read more No author grows tired of good reviews!
In my blogs, I’ve made very clear when I disagree with Pope Francis. But the pope was absolutely right when he… Read more Trump proposal could splinter our churches along partisan lines
Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas has called Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine a “cafeteria Catholic.” He called… Read more “Cafeteria Catholics” Are in Good Company
It may come as a surprise to some that the Vatican now is undertaking sex education. And it turns out… Read more Vatican’s new sex education guidelines sell women short