US Catholic Faith in Real Life

November 2016

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November 2016

Vol. 81, No. 11

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Cover

Performance with purpose

By Kathryn C. Horning
An impassioned California company makes waves of impact as it reduces global environmental threats.

 

Feature

A quiet grief

by Julie Schwietert Collazo
Is the church doing everything it can to help those suffering from the loss of miscarriage?

 

Interview

The mystery of faith and science

an interview with Heidi Russell
Both faith and science draw out our deepest questions about who we are and the world we live in.

 

Sounding Board

Start with a cup of coffee

by Molly Jo Rose
Parish coffee hour allows us to put on our Sunday best and be Christ to one another.

 

Essays

When politics trumps faith

by Father Paul Keller, C.M.F.
In the 2016 presidential election, will faith get your vote?

 

We always do that

by Annemarie Scobey
Family traditions allow for the extraordinary to interrupt the mundane.

 

Wise Guides

Still, the world is good

by Jordan Denari Duffner
Father Frans van der Lugt's self-giving spirit inspires Muslim-Christian coexistence in the United States.

 

Columns

The Examined Life: What to wear

By Beth Haile
Take a small stand and make a sacrifice for solidarity

 

Margin Notes: Green works of mercy

By Kevin Clarke
Pope Francis puts authentic development at the top of the global agenda.

 

Culture in Context: Flies on the wall

By Danny Duncan Collum
The Anthony Weiner saga forces us to ask some hard questions about the state of our politics.
 

At Home with our Faith: Grow in gratitude

By Annemarie Scobey
Learn how to swell your heart with thanks.

 

Glad You Asked: Is the Bible infalliable?

By Alice Camille
 

 

Testaments: When the sky falls

By Alice Camille
The future is a scary place, but we have to face it head-on, even when we'd like to hide our heads in the sand.