Making a Difference: For the first Christmas of World War I, soldiers laid down their weapons and spent day singing and exchanging food in an inspiring display of peace.
Making a Difference
Making a Difference: As Catholics, we should oppose oppression of all workers, especially after a fire killed 112 Bangladeshi factor workers last month.
Making a Difference: The U.S. bishops engaged in intense debate at their November meeting, a sign that they struggle, like all believers, to gain a fuller understanding of God's will.
Making a Difference: The issues Catholics care about went largely unnoticed in the election because no one spoke out about them. Here's how to help.
Making a Difference: One 15-year-old document from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops calls Catholics to help the poorest of the poor.
Making a Difference: The United States ranks last among industrialized countries in percentage of income allotted for poverty-focused foreign assistance.
Picking the best man for president and voting for the best candidates for other elected offices might seem easy -- that is, if you're a single-issue person.
One of the most important events in the modern history of the Catholic church will soon reach a historical milestone. On Oct. 11, the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council will be celebrated by the church throughout the world.
A friend of mine who is a nun and fellow journalist asked me to write a column on civility. But my immediate response was that civility didn't really apply to the social justice and peace theme of my column.
But then the obvious hit me.
It's that special time of the year again -- at least for parents -- when kids start heading back to school. And for those who have discovered the joy of learning, school is an adventure.