Faith Faith in Focus
Patty Breen July 27, 2017
I thought I had the perfect Catholic fairy tale: Meet and a date a former seminarian. Seven months after I got married, my world was utterly shattered.
The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington in January 2017. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Ellen K. BoegelJuly 27, 2017
Controversial decisions, such as Brown v. Board of Education (school desegregation), Roe v. Wade (abortion) and, most recently, Obergefell v. Hodges (same-sex marriage), often are challenged for decades by opponents seeking their reversal or limitation.
Oscar Isaacs as Hamlet (photo: The Public Theatre)
Arts & Culture Theater
Rob Weinert-KendtJuly 27, 2017
In a bewildering new staging at The Public Theater, Oscar Isaac is giving a rich, riveting lead turn as the dubious Danish prince.
Arts & Culture Faith
Nick Ripatrazone July 27, 2017
Usain Bolt has become a living legend in a track event that is known for creating superstars. His pre- and post-race rituals are purely Catholic, and yet the faith of one of the world’s most talked-about athletes is an open secret.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback speaks during a news conference at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan., June 7 (AP Photo/John Hanna).
Politics & Society
The role was created in 1998 and is charged with helping the U.S. government promote global religious freedom.
Faith News
Silent but defiant, Cardinal George Pell made his first court appearance in Australia on Wednesday.