• Catechism,  Commentary

    Conscience and the Sunday Obligation

    When the pandemic hit the United States earlier this year, bishops across the country made the necessary but unprecedented decision to dispense the faithful from their traditional obligation to attend Mass every Sunday. Six months later, we are slowly beginning…

  • Commentary,  LGBT,  Pope Francis

    Infinitely loved by God

    Earlier this week, the Supreme Court ruled that the federal law that prohibits employers from discriminating against their employees because of sex also prevents them from discriminating against employees because of sexual orientation and gender identity. In response to that…

  • Commentary,  Where Peter Is

    You are your Brother’s Keeper

    Across the country, bishops are gradually beginning to allow public Masses again. This process will be slow-going, and the dioceses that are reopening have extended the dispensation of the faithful from their obligation to attend Sunday Mass. How public liturgies look…