Editorial: Paging ahead

As we conclude 2018, Catholics might feel tempted to turn the page a little more quickly than usual. With the resurgence of the clergy sexual abuse crisis — seen in such stories as the fall of Archbishop Theodore McCarrick and the release

Editorial: Advent edification

One of the riches of a universal Church is that it contains a fullness of traditions that inform and enlighten each other. This is especially true of Byzantine Catholics, who worship with the rites of the Eastern Orthodox while in communion with

Editorial: Forward in Hope

With the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ 2018 fall general meeting now in the rearview mirror, and the season of Advent upon us, it may be more productive to look forward in hope rather than backward in consternation, despite the temptation. But

Editorial: The work in progress

The first day of the 2018 plenary of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops — a meeting already hotly anticipated given the urgency of the bishops’ response to the revelations regarding clergy sexual abuse that have buffeted the Catholic Church this year

Editorial: Summoning forces

Of the many challenges awaiting new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh upon his swearing in, very few people likely expected a witch’s curse to be among them. And yet that is precisely what a Brooklyn, New York, occult bookstore purported to deliver