Craigslist children

By Tim Rohr A Catholic friend recently shared how proud she was of a niece who had agreed to be a surrogate mother for a...

A costly embrace

By Tim Rohr Editor’s Note: Due to press deadline, this column was written before the results of Tuesday’s election were known. In a recent conversation, I...

Catholic chickens

By Tim Rohr The conservative media is all abuzz with the hope that the Democratic Party just “did itself in.” With the news that...

Wrong answer

By Tim Rohr   The tragedy in Tumon last week is almost too huge to comment on. The grief and anger is simply unimaginable. Like most,...

“Arbeit mach frei”

By Tim Rohr A few years ago, what turned out to be a seven-week old human fetus was found floating through a local waste treatment...

The lost synod

By Tim Rohr   As noted in a previous column, part of our homework for the Year of Faith is to read and reflect on the...

It’s high noon for the U.S. bishops

By Tim Rohr While commentators and analysts continue to decipher and parse the full impact of the Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care...

Why is Jerry Sandusky in jail?

the VIEW FROM THE PEW By Tim Rohr This question was posed recently by columnist Benjamin Wilker in Catholic World Report. It’s easy to think...

Hacked off at the knees

By Tim Rohr The U.S. Council of Catholic Bishops has declared February 7 to 14, “Marriage Week.” There is no question that marriage today faces...

Of polls and pews

By Tim Rohr   Over the course of several columns we have documented the bewildering trend of Catholics increasingly accepting behaviors, acts, and lifestyles that are...

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