No More Nuns?
Today's shrunken religious orders aren't offering young Catholic women what they're looking for: a strong communal life
by Kerry Egan

Sacramental Sandwiches
A review of "Signatures of Grace: Catholic Writers on the Sacraments"
by Philip Zaleski

My Baptismal Robe: A Twisted Tale
My reception into the church at Easter was a solemn event--until the priest put my head into an armhole
by Meghan Cox Gurdon

Christianity's Sexiest Saint
Mary of Magdala was the first to learn that Christ had risen. Feminists now look to her as they hope for other firsts
by Heidi Schlumpf

Pontius Pilate's Not-So-Good Friday
Jesus and the Roman governor lived in two different universes. No wonder John's Gospel has him asking, "What is truth?'
by Ann Wroe

The Way of the Cross:
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Rare Confessions
Telling one's sins to a priest is in decline--a casualty of our culture's lost sense of sin
by Tom Bethell

Mothers of Invention
How the Church brought on dissent by encouraging women to go to college
by Andrew Greeley

Healing, Holy Oil
The Catholic Church has trouble with healthy fleshly desire, but it ministers superbly to the sick and dying.
by Mary Gordon

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