Sightings: Martin E. Marty
Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago, Illinois | Photo courtesy of John W. Iwanski via Flickr (cc)

Furies over immigration

In his homily at mass for National Migration Week, [Cardinal Cupich] asked for constructive dialogue on the way to “[a] conversion. A new way of thinking about those who are strangers.”

Pope Francis closes the Holy Door to mark the closing of the Catholic Jubilee year of mercy at the in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on Nov. 20, 2016. Photo courtesy of Reuters/Tiziana Fabi/Pool

Infallibility and heresy

Not since certain American Protestants were publicly anti-Catholic, as older readers may remember them having been, have we read as many headlines with words like “infallibility,” “heresy,” papal “plots,” “schism,” etc., as we do these days.

InterVarsity students. Photo courtesy of InterVarsity

InterVarsity blues

What is to be the reaction of those who are not hostile to evangelicalism and who have had positive experiences with — and, frequently, high regard for — IVCF? Two words: sadness and regret.

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Much ado about Mormon leadership

The secularist, anti-communal, anti-organizational impulses that mark Millennials and other younger Americans increasingly are also more characteristic than before of the Mormon, soon to be ex-Mormon young.