From the Bishops

Hell: a most unpopular idea

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

For the last twenty-five years, the moral landscape of our country has been changing. More and more people argue against the death penalty as a... (Read more)

The secularization of America

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

By year 200 A. D., the Christian faith had spread to most regions of the Roman Empire. However, those early Christians found that their faith was... (Read more)

The internet and freedom

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

Modern technology enables us to communicate with each other, search out information and enjoy various types of entertainment with an astonishing... (Read more)

“Mother!” and the God of the Bible

By Bishop Robert Barron

Darren Aronofsky's latest film “Mother!” has certainly stirred up a storm, and no wonder. It features murder, point-blank executions,... (Read more)

Obligation in an Age of Rights: Sunday Mass

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

On Jan. 20, 1961, President Kennedy concluded his inaugural address, the first ever televised in color, with the stirring challenge: “And so, my... (Read more)

Building Bridges, Opening Doors

By Bishop Thomas J. Tobin

Today a few thoughts about building bridges and opening doors, themes which have appeared in religious news stories in the last few weeks. On a... (Read more)

The power of love

By Archbishop José H. Gomez

Our long, difficult summer in this country seems to continue without end. Even as the violence of Charlottesville and its aftermath still weigh... (Read more)
When the city officials of Charlottesville, Virginia, the hometown of Thomas Jefferson, decided to remove a statue of Confederate General Robert... (Read more)

No God, no truth, no civil discourse

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

In 1835, French sociologist and political theorist Alexis de Tocqueville published Democracy in America, one of the most influential books of the... (Read more)

The epidemic and its cure

By Archbishop Charles J. Chaput

I’ve always loved the movies, and one of the scariest films in recent memory is 28 Days Later, released in 2002. The plot is simple. Animal-rights... (Read more)