Life: No stereotypes need apply
Irish Americans have inherited a rich and multifaceted culture--that's not all about drinking. Catherine O'Connell-Cahill shares how her family uses storytelling and music to pass on the family roots.
Church: Does the church tell me how to vote?
Faith informs our life choices, including whose name we check in the voting box. But there's no Catholic vote, writes James Dinn in this Glad You Asked from the archives.
Culture: No room at the inn
Thanks to Alabama's controversial immigration law, the state's Latino Catholics now fear suspicion for simply practicing their faith, writes Meinrad Scherer-Emunds.
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The Examined Life: It takes more than a newspaper ad to make Catholics leave the church
Margin Notes: The bishops' little publicized petition
The U.S. bishops have been talking so loudly lately about contraception and religious freedom that it's beginning to overshadow their other initiatives. Did you know, for example, that the bishops are presenting President Obama with a petition to change our country's policy on nuclear weapons?
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