Articles that fall into this category touch on the Church as a Community of Disciples, as referenced in Cardinal Dulles’ “Models of the Church.”

WYD Pilgrims Reveal Future of US Catholicism

A recent article from National Catholic Reporter suggests that the delegations of young Catholics from the U.S. traveling to World Youth Day (WYD) in Krakow this year reflect the shifting demographics of U.S. Catholicism. Dioceses are reporting…
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Catholics, Tribes, and the 2016 Election

You are scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed, and you see a political post from an old college friend. Turned off at what you perceive to be a severely biased or untrue claim, you hover over the tiny arrow in the right-hand corner of the…
Fertility

Will Fertility Technology Increase Respect for Nature?

A clever opening line of an article recently caught my attention. It said, “The fertility app space has never been, well, more fertile.” While this sounds a bit cryptic, the article featured on FitPregnancy.com was a review of several new…
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CARA Issues Another Excellent Report

If you are intrigued by trends, care about the current state of the Church, and seek to understand where things might be headed, you should know about the Center for Applied Research of the Apostolate, popularly known as CARA. For more than…
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An Introduction

One of the most beautiful things about human beings is our infinite curiosity and insatiate desire to understand the world around us. This curiosity is why we develop formulas to calculate the forces of nature. It’s why we organize complex…