Life: King and I
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. becomes less of an icon but more of a hero, writes Father Bryan Massingale, when you take a few steps in his preacher's shoes.
Church: Bring remarried Catholics back to the table
The standard approach to remarried Catholics is long on law but short on mercy, argues Austrian theologian Father Paul M. Zulehner, who suggests a more pastoral approach used in his country.
Culture: Stay of execution
With a common commitment, Catholics can make capital punishment a thing of the past, writes Bryan Cones.
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Margin Notes: Remembering King and a campaign interrupted
Rev. Martin Luther King is remembered, of course, for his role in the U.S. civil rights movement and the heroic sacrifice that commitment ultimately demanded.
The Examined Life: Feedback on the new Mass: Our readers check in
As the first Sunday of Advent rolled around last November--and with it the revised English translations of the Mass--we asked U.S. Catholic readers and website visitors to do some in-the-congregation reporting about how it all turned out.
Margin Notes: I beg your pardon: Haley Barbour's criminal justice controversy
News that Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour handed out more than 200 pardons on his way out of office has created an uproar in the state, from expressions of shock and outrage to legal challenges.
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