Church: Many nations under God
We celebrated Pentecost this past Sunday, but for parishes where five languages are spoken, every Sunday is a reminder of the work of the Holy Spirit. Amy Kiley explores how many cultures can still come together at one Eucharistic table, if not all at the same time.
Life: Honor, Islam, and American women
The editors ask Akbar Ahmed about the number of U.S. women who convert to Islam and what their conversions tell us about the relationship between America and Islam.
Culture: Where were you on 9/11?
Pearl Harbor, JFK's assassination, September 11, 2001: Everybody has a story about where they were during these significant events because in a single day, a nation was suddenly changed by tragedy. In memory of the 10th anniversary of 9/11, we want to hear your story. Fill out our Reader Survey, and tell us where you were on that fateful day.
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The Examined Life: American Catholic Council opens in Detroit
Some may see it as an echo of the fading church of the 1960s, others may see it as a sign of the strength of the church's left wing. However you see it, the American Catholic Council opening this weekend in Detroit, gathering some 1,800 people from across the country, looks to be interesting.
The Examined Life: Abortion and same sex marriage part ways
The two social issues that have gone hand-in-hand over the past several election cycles are going their separate ways, says a new and intriguing study released today by the Public Religion Research Institute.
Margin Notes: Continuing solidarity with Southern Sudan
As South Sudan voted for independence last January, I picked up Dave Eggers' What is the What?, which tells the story of Valentino Achak Deng, one of the Lost Boys of Sudan. It's difficult to grasp the suffering the Sudanese have experienced for 30 years.
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