No forgiveness, no future: An interview with Archbishop Desmund Tutu

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Article Scripture and Theology War and Peace
In an interview from our archives (August 2000), Archbishop Desmond Tutu shares the lessons learned from chairing South Africa's Turth and Reconciliation Commission.

Use your inside voice: Why media shouting is bad for the pro-life cause

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Article Ethic of Life Politics
The high pitch of pro-life advocacy could heed some old-fashioned parental guidance.

Voices from the debate: The church on end-of-life care

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Article Ethic of Life
While Catholic moral teaching on medical treatment has been in place for hundreds of years, the last three decades have seen increased development and debate.

Voices from the debate: The church on end-of-life care

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Article Ethic of Life
While Catholic moral teaching on medical treatment has been in place for hundreds of years, the last three decades have seen increased development and debate.

Priests off the pedestal

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Article
A holy-card priest is not the best patron to lead 21st-century ministers into the future.

Welcome center

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Article Ecumenical & Interfaith Dialogue
The first step to unity among the People of the Book is to gather in one place and sit down at one table.

System update required

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Article Young Adults
How would education expert Father Joseph O'Keefe, S.J. reboot Catholic schools if he could start from scratch? In a time and place not so far away, O'Keefe has imagined a Catholic school utopia where everyone is plugged into the same mission.

Sensitivity training: An interview with Rabbi Ruth Langer

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Article Ecumenical & Interfaith Dialogue
Catholics need to learn more about their Jewish brothers and sisters, Rabbi Ruth Langer says, so they don't make the same mistakes all over again.

Who do we think we are?

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Article Scripture and Theology Social Justice
The church isn't always the loving Body of Christ we imagine ourselves to be. James Carroll nevertheless defends our faith in God, who saves us imperfect human beings from ourselves.

One of the best people I know volunteers in a church-sponsored soup kitchen in a big city. I visited him recently and was deeply moved to watch as he and other volunteers graciously and respectfully served their "guests," beleaguered men and women who otherwise are treated as social outcasts.


Above and beyond the call

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Article Vatican Women
U.S. women religious deserve better than the nunsense of a Vatican investigation.

It must be hard being a Sister in America. You spend a century creating a hospital system from scratch and educating generations of Catholic children of every race and class on a shoestring. Not only are you barely paid for your efforts, you occupy a decidedly second-class position on the Catholic totem pole.


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