Catholics in our country are barely aware that our coreligionists around the world are persecuted in dozens of countries.
The exposure of Weinstein’s predatory bullying has ignited an explosion of confessions on the part of women; it is a reminder that we are not immune to such behavior and it has left us to marvel at self-righteous and exaggerated talk from Hollywood.
“Hispanic” is not a race, but an ethnicity. There are Hispanics who are white, black and indigenous. Many embody a mix of these.
The following letter was written by Kevin Powers, who was named March 20 as the superintendent of Catholic Community Schools, a new Catholic schools system in the St. Cloud metro area. He officially begins his position on July 1.
Quality of life is not defined in isolation solely by symptoms and pain scales; it is determined in no small measure by the kindness and mercy of those around the person in need. These often emerge at the end of life’s story in ways we never knew before.
The following was first published in the Dec. 2 issue of The Record, the newspaper of the Archdiocese of Louisville, Kentucky. It was written by Marnie McAllister, editor. Dachau, one of the Nazis’ notorious concentration camps, sits in the Bavarian countryside beside the town of Dachau. Less than an hour by car from Munich, Dachau’s […]
This year, Thanksgiving week starts right after the formal conclusion of the Extraordinary Year of Mercy. How do we incorporate what we have gained from the prayers, talks, readings and reflections that most of us took part in during the year to shape the way we think about and celebrate Thanksgiving?
Last month, Pope Francis called on Catholics to consider a new work of mercy: ‘care for our common home’.
Conscience brings us into the realm of morality, considering not only what could be done, but what ought to be done in specific situations.