Tim Unsworth: Articles from the National Catholic Reporter

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Articles from the National Catholic Reporter

Written by Tim Unsworth



Paperback book -- 168 pages -- ACTA Publications -- May 2008



Collected for the first time, Tim Unsworth: Articles from the National Catholic Reporter showcases 27 of Unsworth's best and most beloved writings. Sometimes searing, sometimes deeply sympathetic — always funny — his sacred irreverence touched millions of readers.

Although he focused on major issues in the Catholic Church, Unsworth wrote in a familiar style that never lost sight of his intended readership — the active laity who fill the pews every Sunday. Sometimes inflammatory but always expressed with a great deal of faith and common sense, his articles asked important questions such as:

  • Is celibacy robbing us of the priests we want?
  • Has limbo outlived its usefulness?
  • Is the seminary system outdated?
  • Have church ushers become merely "greeters"?
  • Will conservatives and liberals ever agree?

Every generation has its storytellers. For a quarter century, Tim Unsworth was one of the finest catholic writers ever produced by the rich and varied tradition of Chicago's Catholic church.



Chicago-native TIM UNSWORTH was the author of five books. His essays and articles appeared in The National Catholic Reporter, U.S. Catholic, America, Liguorian, The Critic, and many other publications.

Format: Paperback book
Product code: AP1014
Dimensions: 6" x 8"
Length: 168 pages
Publisher:
ACTA Publications
ISBN: 978-0-87946-366-3
Written by Tim Unsworth