Articles
January 6, 2017

Mulling the practical pros and cons of married priests

There are plenty of historical and theological arguments for and against married priests, but few stop to consider the practical pros and cons. Yet Catholicism already has married priests, and…
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Articles
January 2, 2017

A peculiar Catholic education led this Jew to love Rome

Crux's associate editor and business manager Shannon Levitt, who's Jewish, reflects on the peculiar Catholic education she's received by being married to editor John Allen, and in particular what it's…
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Articles
October 16, 2015

Here are what your teenage Catholic daughter needs and thinks

“Does death mean that everything is just black?” “I think about what death is like sometimes time before I go to sleep.” “What is heaven actually like?” I teach girls.…
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NewsVatican
October 9, 2015

A consistently pro-life ethic should include gun control

There have been two very different sets of responses to last week’s mass shooting in Roseburg, Ore. The shooter killed nine people before taking his own life during a shootout…
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NewsVatican
October 7, 2015

Is Catholicism about to break into three?

In a recent letter to The New York Times, Marquette theologian Daniel Maguire suggested that the Catholic Church was headed toward a three-way schism. Writing about Pope Francis’ reforms to…
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Articles
October 3, 2015

The key lesson we’ve forgotten in our rush to beat old age

Four years ago, two fellow presenters at the annual meeting of the American Society on Aging bumped into each other in a stairwell and began a conversation that is sending…
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NewsUSA
October 1, 2015

John Boehner and Bob Brady: Catholic to the core

While everyone is still thinking and talking about Pope Francis, I’m thinking and talking about two seemingly very different people who were affected by the Holy Father in very similar…
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