Articles

  1. Catholicism's Decisive Shift Toward Africa

    Isaiah Jones, PhD candidate in Education at Utah State University, considers the challenges posed by the Church's center shifting to Africa.

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  2. Prisons Are a Biblical Abomination

    Vincent Lloyd, Villanova Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Studies, argues that the biblical language of abomination applies to prisons.

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  3. Who Is an African Without Ancestors?

    Eric T. Styles, Rector of Carroll Hall at the University of Notre Dame, reviews Oscars 2019 Best Picture nominee Black Panther.

    Black Panther Afrofuturism

  4. Friendship and Freddie Mercury

    Nathan Bradford Williams, Master of Theological Studies student at Boston College, reviews Oscars 2019 Best Picture nominee Bohemian Rhapsody.

    Bohemian Rhapsody

  5. Roma’s Wounding Confession

    Joseph G. Kickasola, Professor of Film and Digital Media and Director of the Baylor in New York program, reviews Oscars 2019 Best Picture nominee Roma.

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  6. The Essence of African Traditional Religion

    Fr. Paulinus Ikechukwu Odozor, ND Assistant Professor of Moral Theology, distills the basic features of African Traditional Religion.

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  7. Gestational Surrogacy Is Big Business

    Adeline Allen, Associate Professor at Trinity Law School, zeroes in on the legal issues surrounding gestational surrogacy and its connections to abortion.

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  8. Confronting a Sinful Church

    Brandon R. Peterson, University of Utah Department of Philosophy Lecturer, on the cognitive dissonance of speaking of the Church as holy.

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  9. The Devastating Fallout from Prenatal Testing

    Mary O’Callaghan, ND Center for Ethics & Culture Public Policy Fellow, discusses the devastating effects of prenatal testing on disabled children.

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  10. Unfulfilled Promise: The Synod on Young People

    Leonard DeLorenzo, faculty member at the McGrath Institute for Church Life, compares the expectations and achievements of the Synod on Young People.

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  11. Justice and Rights in Europe Today

    John Milbank, President of the Centre of Theology and Philosophy, wraps up his series by laying out the history of natural law

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  12. The Addictions of the Catholic Samizdat

    Timothy P. O’Malley, Director of the ND Center for Liturgy, looks at L'affaire Lewis and Covington Catholic through the lens of David Foster Wallace.

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  13. Is Truth and Reconciliation Possible?

    Carolyn Pirtle, Program Director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy, reviews the Oscars 2019 Best Picture Nominee Green Book.

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  14. The Wayward Daughters

    Haley Stewart, writer, speaker, and podcaster wrestles with the weight of sin borne by female characters in the fiction of Sigrid Undset and Evelyn Waugh.

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  15. Death and Bunnies All the Way Down?

    Renée Roden, Notre Dame MTS Graduate and freelance writer, reviews Oscars 2019 Best Picture nominee The Favourite.

    The Favourite

  16. Maritain's Postwar Compromise of Natural Law

    John Milbank, President of the Centre of Theology and Philosophy, criticizes Jacques Maritain's contribution to the postwar human rights revolution.

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  17. Catechesis as a Way of Life

    Robert B. Williams, practicing psychologist with an interest in catechesis and spiritual care, discusses invaluable developmental tasks for the family church.

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