Climate change deniers meet in Rome ahead of Vatican summit on the subject and tell Pope Francis he would be making a "great mistake" and would "demean" his office and the church by joining those fighting climate change.
Riots continued in Baltimore Monday over the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who suffered a spinal cord injury earlier this month during an arrest by “Charm City” police.
As we approach the seventh anniversary of the May 12, 2008, immigration raid that devastated the tiny northeast Iowa town of Postville, it is fortunate that the event was so effectively captured in an award-winning 2010 documentary, “AbUSed: The Postville Raid.”
John Oliver, host of HBO’s comedic news program Last Week Tonight, explored the dark underbelly of the fashion industry and American consumer culture on his show this Sunday.
"Trendy clothing is cheaper than ever, and cheap clothing is trendier than ever," Oliver said, citing a study showing that Americans purchased 64 clothing items per person in 2013.
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San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone was a lead speaker at last year's March for Marriage and at one time was listed as a featured speaker for this year.
I came across a recent review of a Pope Francis biography published in November. I was struck by a few of the comments.
Peter Smith reviewed The Great Reformer by Austen Ivereigh. According to Smith, the biography is generally sympathetic to the work of Pope Francis, but Smith makes some somewhat surprising remarks.
Commentary: If the Catholic school is to be a representation of the loving, merciful Christ -- in a sense, Christ writ larger -- it must embrace all in her employ.
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Last week, five nuns, teachers at Marin Catholic High School, walked off their jobs for the day after students brought in literature from an LGBT education organization.
The stickers and fliers were from GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network), a New York-based organization whose goal is to prevent bullying and harassment of sexual minority students in schools. April 17 was GLSEN's National Day of Silence, meant to bring attention to bullying of LGBT youth.