Vol. 80, No. 4
by Ruth Graham
There are almost as many different portrayals of Jesus as there are Christians. How can Catholics cut through the caricatures and have a personal encounter with the true Christ?
Off the beaten path
by Father John Rausch
Appalachia faces a host of challenging issues, but the best way to understand them is to meet the people who deal with them every day.
Keeping the peace
An interview with ethicist Tobias Winright
A military mind-set has no place in modern policing, says this former law enforcement officer. But a more community-oriented approach can keep the streets safer for both people and police.
Heroes not welcome
by Mike Gable
Mission trips should be about understanding the people we meet, not making us feel better about ourselves. In Feedback, readers ponder who these excursions really serve.
by Joan Sauro, C.S.J.
She may have grown up to become a Sister, but at heart she will always be that young girl with skinny legs.
Practicing Catholic: A canticle a day
by Ed Block
Like an old, familiar song, the canticles never fail to comfort and inspire.
Poem: Sestina for Holy Thursday
by Charlotte Innes
(Essays, short stories, and poems may not be available online.)
You May Be Right (Letters to the Editor)
Signs of the Times (News)
Catholic Tastes (Humor)
At Home with Our Faith (Family spirituality)
Eye of the Beholder (Art meditation)
The Examined Life: Real scandal
By Meghan J. Clark
Margin Notes: Darkest before the dawn
By Kevin Clarke
Culture in Context: Serial obsession
By Meghan Murphy-Gill
Testaments: The good news about heresy
By Alice Camille
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