Just Catholic: Pope Francis has made it pretty clear: He wants more women involved in things churchy. Two prelates seem to have gotten the memo.
Just Catholic: Beyond off-color remarks, sometimes what passes for comedy is actually violence. The so-called comedic comment often shames, hurts, embarrasses and damages.
Just Catholic: Are obedience and authority instruments of enslavement? Are there clerical members of the church who do not follow the sources of Christian life?
Just Catholic: The city manager of Oklahoma City has approved a Sept. 21 "black mass" in its Civic Center Music Hall. Maybe the heat's got him.
Just Catholic: Iraq is ruptured and wounded. Its people are frightened and alone. But the world sees and looks away, distracted by other atrocities.
Just Catholic: Do you think some folks left "Star Trek" to work for the government? The Affordable Care Act reads like a machine translation from Klingon.
Just Catholic: I'm sure Pope Francis did not mean to insult half the human race the other day. Hello, Holy Father -- the world is watching.
Just Catholic: In thinking of the shooting death of a Phoenix-area priest last week, I have to ask: Why would a priest have a gun?
Rape is sport for some in India. The bishops' conference of India named rape "physical and emotional terrorism," but that's not enough. It's time the church speaks out against this outrage.
Just Catholic: Every culture memorializes its war dead, like America does on Memorial Day. But no culture seems to honor peace. Not only that, no culture seems to really want peace.