Opinion

Total 37 Posts

Opinion: The CDF can be trusted

The Vatican took over headlines today by formally replying to the question of whether Catholic priests can bless same-sex unions. Their message should not surprise.

Opinion: Catholics should care about Meghan Markle's mental health

Meghan and Harry's recent interview with Oprah has opened an international conversation about power, racism, and mental health. Alessandra Harris dissects and reflects.

Opinion: It's time for an African-American Ordinariate

Is an ordinariate a solution to the centuries-long Black Catholic struggle in the United States? Nate Tinner-Williams opines.

Opinion: Hosting Abby Johnson in 2021 is inexcusable

This month, The Catholic University of America not only hosted Abby Johnson, but publicly minimized the danger of her anti-life stances. Gunnar Gundersen responds.

Review: 'Malcolm & Marie', a White tale in Blackface

Sam Levinson's new film attempts to tell a heavy story through Black characters, but his racial biases and personal grudges come through heavier still.

Opinion: Josephine Bakhita, patron saint of freedom

The Sudanese-Italian saint Josephine Bakhita never stepped foot in America, but remains a remarkable model of faith and perseverance for US Black Catholics.

Review: 'Black Catholics on the Road to Sainthood' (part 2)

Henriette Delille overcame multiple bishops to found the second Black religious order in the US in 1837. You wouldn't know it from reading Michael Heinlein's new Black saints book, though.
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