Michael Winters
March 22 2010 11:19 AMMaking AmendsWith Pope Benedict XVI, the Vatican is finally taking a hard line on child abuse.
May 15 2009 7:01 AMThe Kissing PriestFather Alberto Cutié's scandal doesn't change the debate about clerical celibacy.
Jan. 30 2009 12:11 PMThe Crowded Catholic CafeteriaPope Benedict XVI tries to heal the schism with Catholics who deny the Second Vatican Council.
Aug. 27 2008 11:13 AMPro-Choices—PluralHow the Democratic Party is adjusting its approach to abortion.
April 11 2008 5:15 PM"God's Rottweiler" Becomes the Church's "Beloved German Shepherd"How Pope Benedict has disappointed the right.
June 10 2009 12:24 PMWhat Do Pope John Paul II and Hugh Hefner Have in Common?An intense debate erupts over Catholic sexuality.
April 3 2009 6:56 AMA Behind-the-Scenes Look at Holy WeekThe olive-oil-buying, candlestick-polishing, and soul-shepherding that make the seven days from Palm Sunday to Easter run smoothly at a D.C. cathedral.
Jan. 9 2009 3:34 PMFather Richard John NeuhausRemembering the theologian.
April 16 2008 4:19 PMAnti-Gay Auto-Da-FéThe perverse and vicious campaign to ban homosexuals from Catholic seminaries.
Sept. 28 2005 11:34 AMAnti-Gay Auto-Da-FéThe perverse and vicious campaign to ban homosexuals from Catholic seminaries.



Crying Rape

False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B

How Will You Carry Around Your Huge New iPhone? Apple Pants!

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.


The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Lifetime Didn’t Find the Steubenville Rape Case Dramatic Enough. So They Added a Little Self-Immolation.

No, New York Times, Shonda Rhimes Is Not an “Angry Black Woman” 

Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 1:39 PM Shonda Rhimes Is Not an “Angry Black Woman,” New York Times. Neither Are Her Characters.
Sept. 19 2014 1:11 PM An Up-Close Look at the U.S.–Mexico Border
  News & Politics
Sept. 19 2014 6:22 PM Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 
Sept. 19 2014 6:35 PM Pabst Blue Ribbon is Being Sold to the Russians, Was So Over Anyway
Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 19 2014 1:34 PM Empty Seats, Fewer Donors? College football isn’t attracting the audience it used to.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 4:48 PM You Should Be Listening to Sbtrkt
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 19 2014 5:09 PM Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?   A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.