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Religion Enters AISD Race
Church and state still separate, last we checked
"...the challenger in the race, is asking the Roman Catholic Diocese of Austin to take its fingers off the..."

Nov. 2, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...service program, and sitting on the board committee on Catholic identity. I have been in Catholic schools (including Boston..."

Dec. 21, 2001 Column

Member Congregations of Austin Interfaith
"...Cristo Rey Catholic..."

July 21, 1995 News Feature

The Devil and William Friedkin
The director's journey from The Exorcist to a real exorcism
"...a rare public record of one of the Roman Catholic church's most secretive rites, as conducted by the Vatican's..."

Jan. 5, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Spiritual Healing
God on Their Side: Open Doors for Austin's Gay and Lesbian Faithful
"...at this point, that's where I am right now." Catholics: Offering Quiet Understanding The Catholic Church, by all appearances,..."

Oct. 6, 1995 News Feature

Deep Divisions in Texas' Powerful Anti-Choice Movement
Battle reflects Lege’s growing extremism
"...or cremate fetal remains after abortion – the Texas Catholic Conference of Bish­ops attended the hearings, eagerly offering to..."

April 6, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

City of Austin "Major Events" Roster
The city lists over 400 days’ worth of events from the Commitment Day 5K on Jan. 1 to the New Year’s Celebration on Dec. 31. The full list is posted here.
"...(every Saturday)4/20/20134/20/2013 SHAPE Diva Dash (Josh Kravetz)4/20/20134/20/2013 St. Austin Catholic Church 4/20/20134/20/2013 TX Baseball/Softball Block Party4/20/20134/20/2013 BP MS1504/21/20134/21/2013 Austin..."

July 12, 2013 News Feature

The AggreGAYtor: November 16
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...• The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops fail to pass “The Hope of the Gospel..."

Nov. 16, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

High School Stakes
Austin ISD election could shape a new direction for the district
"...Sam Guzmán is being pursued by Jayme Mathias, a Catholic priest, while in North Central, incumbent Chris­tine Brister faces..."

Oct. 5, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Day Trips
The world’s smallest catholic church is right here in Warrenton, Texas
"...The world's smallest active Catholic church looks like a tool shed or maybe a..."

May 14, 2004 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

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The Tenth Annual "Austin Chronicle' Short Story Contest Results
"...He was Catholic to my Methodist. He was forever forgiven to my..."

Oct. 19, 2001 Books Feature

Of Church and State
British director Stephen Frears discusses his new film, Liam
"...triangles or modern-day lovesick record-store owners. Or with impoverished Catholics in 1930s Liverpool, as in Liam, a film that..."

Oct. 19, 2001 Screens Feature by Shawn Badgley

Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic, Austin Choirs Seek Community Through Virtual Worship
Music remains an integral part of most religions, so what happens when the choir can't meet?
"...emptied, remembers Father Basil Agu­­zie, pastor at Holy Cross Catholic Church...."

July 10, 2020 Music Feature by Nataleah Small

Fetal Burial Trial Ends with Unanswered Questions
Judge Ezra voices concern over women's access to health care under SB 8
"...from her Imam to bury the remains at a Catholic cemetery. The distress among patients over the policy was..."

July 20, 2018 News Post by Mary Tuma

Judge Sparks Critical of State's Defense of Fetal Burial Rule
Anti-choice rule will not go into effect until Jan. 27
"...their fetal tissue post-miscarriage to be buried in a Catholic cemetery. The similar state rule would cause an equivalent..."

Jan. 5, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

The AggreGAYtor: January 21
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...• The Roman Catholic Church want to make it clear that North American..."

Jan. 21, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

Unraveling Shakespeare's Life
Dr. James Shapiro tackles the Bard one slice at a time
"...fast. If you believe that Shakespeare is struggling with Catholicism in his teenage years, you can read Catholicism through..."

March 23, 2012 Books Post by Robert Faires

Lost in Cyberspace
Presidents and Pandagon
"...initially floundered – until Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, picked up on..."

March 2, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Late Nite Catechism
The popular interactive theatre piece Late Nite Catechism thrives on the interaction between the audience, cast as students in a course of religious instruction, and the actor who plays the nun teaching it. In the touring production, Amanda Hebert is amazing in the role, playing Sister with perfect presence and timing.
"...side of the blackboard hangs the flag of the Catholic Church, beside which another board is hung with photographs..."

July 19, 2002 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

Brackenridge Choice Still Pending
The city is still weighing options on how to provide reproductive services at Brackenridge.
"...Brack's fifth floor from its 30-year lease agreement with Catholic health-care provider and Brackenridge manager Seton Healthcare Network and..."

Oct. 26, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

La Historia
"...After the conquest of Mexico, the Catholic observance of All Saints Day on November 1, honoring..."

Nov. 1, 1996 Food Feature

Corpus Christi
Powerful Polish drama probes faith and lies
"...90% of the nation is a practicing and self-described Catholic, it goes beyond mere belief and becomes an element..."

April 3, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Two Popes
Hopkins and Pryce are delicately charming in the true story of a modern schism
"...world, a higher power, and perhaps God. But Roman Catholicism gets the gold star for its pomp and circumstance..."

Dec. 13, 2019 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Spring Awakening a Bold Statement at St. Ed's
Themes of abstinence and teen sex rail against Catholic values
"...interplay definitely worth considering in the context of a Catholic university...."

April 3, 2019 Arts Post by Lilli Hime

Protecting the LGBTQ Community When the State Attacks
From the bathroom bill to marriage equality, can Austin fight back?
"...– or closing – due to discrimination. Since 2006, Catholic-affiliated foster care and adoption agencies in Massa­chusetts, California, Washington,..."

Aug. 25, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Austin Diocese Implicated in Child Abuse Suit
John Doe claims he was victim of sexual abuse in the Seventies
"...is now known as St. Louis King of France Catholic Church on Burnet Road – Doe cannot pursue criminal..."

April 1, 2016 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

The Gay Place
It's Coming Out Month big time in Austin this week
"...open, gay-friendly, and inclusive community at Holy Family American Catholic Church at this week's Jamaica (see Sunday). ON OUR..."

Oct. 17, 2014 Column by Kate X Messer

The AggreGAYtor: January 14
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...• Melted marshmallow Santa Claus Bill Donohue of the Catholic League suggests that President Obama be sworn in on..."

Jan. 14, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

Snow White and the Huntsman
Ambitious, brutish, and ruthlessly unromantic, this feminist reworking of the fairy tale has us under its spell.
"...stag wafting holiness? Is it of Celtic or Roman Catholic origin? The film's forceful spiritual bent, sincere enough seeming,..."

June 1, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Day Trips
Mission Nuestra Señora del Refugio was the last Spanish religious outpost established in Texas and the last one to be closed
"...politics. Along with the settlers and the army, the Catholic priests also introduced European livestock, plants, medicine, and tools..."

Nov. 5, 2010 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

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