With the Oscars coming up this weekend, it's the perfect time to discuss the days when the Legion of Decency wielded a lot of power over movies.
Robert Edward White, ambassador to El Salvador 1980-81 and known best for refusing to cover up the murders of four churchwomen by the Salvadoran military, was remembered as "a man of courage" during a Mass of Christian burial Friday at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Alexandria, Va.
In 1987, football coach Jim White (Kevin Costner) loses his job at a high school for losing his temper and throwing a shoe at a kid. It wasn't the first time. He is hired by the high school in McFarland in California's central valley as the assistant coach and life science teacher despite the principal's hesitation.
Updated: The San Francisco archbishop has exchanged accusations with eight California lawmakers over language included in a new faculty handbook.
According to a statement credited to Thich Nhat Hanh collaborator, Sister Chân Không, and posted Feb. 19 on the reputable Lion’s Roar website, the Vietnamese Buddhist monk, who suffered a severe stroke last November, continues to make progress in recovery in a French hospital.
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An article by Nathaniel Popper and Peter Eavis in the New York Times spells out the various ways in which Wall Street has been humbled since 2007 and suggests that it's not all due to Dodd-Frank:
Two weeks ago, General Motors announced it would be offering workers record bonuses despite an exceptionally rough fiscal year, with 30 million vehicle recalls and $3 billion in compensation to accident victims.
The Missouri Department of Corrections is giving Agnes Wilcox a retirement party, but she doesn’t work for the DOC.
NCR Today: Redefining marriage? The curious case of San Francisco's Salvatore Cordileone; and the Islamic State group's threat against Iraqi Christians continues to grow.