Beauty is the extravagance that makes us human
(RNS) — Humans' ability to appreciate beauty reflects our nature as beings made in the image of God.
Catholic lawmakers can’t justify a vote for the Women’s Health Protection Act
(RNS) — Catholics can debate many abortion measures in good faith. Some are beyond the pale.
What Ötzi the prehistoric iceman can teach us about the use of tattoos in ceremonial healing or religious rites
(The Conversation) — When the 5,300-year-old mummy of Ötzi the Iceman was found 30 years ago, researchers found 61 tattoos on it. A scholar explains how tattoos have been a sacred part of many cultures across the world.