By Jake Kohlhaas Tens of thousands have descended on the city of Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families and many more will be arriving as Pope Francis’ visit to the city draws near. Already […]
By Jenny Peek I first saw the crippling power of fear in Christian responses to sexual violence during my freshman year of college. My friend Alicia*, who had been sexually assaulted the year before, was […]
By Megan McCabe Thanks largely to the efforts of survivors-turned-activists Annie Clark and Andrea Pino, the founders of End Rape on Campus, sexual assault on campus has moved to the center of public and political debate. […]
By Bridget O’Brien
I am a human adult, living in the United States, with female and male friends and loved ones. One in six US women and one in 33 US men is a survivor of rape or attempted rape.
I am a resident minister, living and working in a women’s undergraduate residence hall. One in five female college students has been sexually assaulted during their undergraduate years.
With the start of the school year, many remember the teachers who formed and transformed us. This is the second of two posts from Randall S. Rosenberg on his teacher, John Kavanaugh, S.J., who passed away […]
With the start of the school year, many remember the teachers who formed and transformed us. This is the first of two posts from Randall S. Rosenberg on his teacher, John Kavanaugh, S.J., who passed […]
By Jessica Coblentz I envision Clare in her simple brown habit at the window of the monastery dormitory, and the vicious mercenaries of Emperor Frederick are just beyond the opening. They have taken the grounds […]
By Michelle Marvin I have no memory of the details of my baptism, because it took place at infancy. Yet through the preservation and continuation of Catholic tradition, I know what was said during those […]
By Katie Wrisley Shelby On Wednesday, June 24, 2015, before being officially sentenced to death, the surviving perpetrator of the Boston Marathon bombing, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, gave his first public statement in a courtroom peopled by […]
By Anna Floerke Scheid It is repulsive to me to admit it, but Dylann Roof and I have something in common. The self-proclaimed “Last Rhodesian” and I have both been inspired by the history of […]