Just Catholic: Start 2013 off the right way by finding within us things we have already but might fear exposing to the harshness of the angry storms about.
Just Catholic is a Catholic perspective on the news -- especially when the church itself becomes the news -- from Phyllis Zagano. If we talk about religion, we must talk about the way we live it. It’s not only relationship with God, it’s relationship with ourselves and with each other.
Just Catholic: The consumer frenzy in the weeks leading up to Christmas have nothing to do with the hope-filled, joyful reason for the holiday.
Just Catholic: Gen. David Petraeus' fall from grace is a silly embarrassment, but the moral fiber of the country is on display as the world laughs at him.
Just Catholic: These days after Hurricane Sandy is a time of genuine despair for thousands, but also one of gratitude.
Just Catholic: I'm tired of the arguing, the truth-shading, the smirking and the jokes. Here are the seven issues I want addressed starting today, this minute.
Just Catholic: New evangelization won't happen until all agree that we are made in the image of God. Will the synod help?
Gov. Mitt Romney prays for wisdom and understanding every night. Barack Obama sits on the Truman balcony and looks at the Washington Monument and the Jefferson Memorial.
It's a study in contrasts. Do you think Romney will be praying on that balcony soon?
One great mystery of Catholicism may be solved soon: how long does it take for something to get from Missouri to the pope’s desk?
While the best way to boost a bishop’s reputation is for The New York Times to call for his removal, the Bishop Robert Finn saga is clearly over the top. Only the most churchy of church types support his staying as bishop of Kansas City,-St. Joseph, Mo., where he was judged guilty of a misdemeanor in not reporting the very strange priest he had sent to a convent.
I've learned recently that San Francisco's archbishop-in-waiting was arrested for drunken driving, a Hartford pastor assisted at a gay wedding in New York, and, according to a priest-preacher on Long Island, Augustine is the father of Western monasticism.
Good thing the Vatican is watching the nuns.
I didn't think I'd need to write. By now, you're probably all LCWR-ed out. The hotel was crawling with media those four days. They all missed the real story.