Book review: Carter's wise book is a proclamation of the plight of many women who suffer in a minefield where male domination is rampant.
Peace & Justice
Peace is a gift that comes through prayer and through small daily efforts to sow harmony in one's family, parish and community, Pope Francis said.
"At the beginning of this new year, we are all called to reignite in our hearts a spark of hope, which must be translated into concrete works of peace: You don't get along with that person? Make peace. In your home? Make peace. In the community? Make peace. At work? Make peace," he said Sunday during his midday recitation of the Angelus.
In recent years, people's attempt to trace their roots and fill in the branches on their family tree has been greatly helped by the website ancestry.com. There, one can search through a wealth of public records in order to find the who and the where of family origins.
If you want to ban or seriously restrict access to abortion, it is not enough to believe deeply that abortion is wrong.
Women around the world have been invited by the Vatican to answer this question: "Where are we as women today?"
An annual report highlighted the sacrifice of pastoral workers who died of Ebola contracted while caring for others.
Soul Seeing: The power of nonviolence is all you need to work up a little courage and everything will change.
Ferguson has birthed a movement that identifies white privilege and the wrongful deaths of too many blacks.
As far as we can tell, nothing in Scripture was written exclusively for cloistered religious. We assume our sacred authors had ordinary married people and their children in mind when they composed our biblical writings. The spirituality and theology expressed in them were meant to be lived in a real world populated by real people: husbands, wives, children, grandchildren, men and women who related to one another on a normal, human level. We especially must keep this in mind when we celebrate the feast of the Holy Family.
Those of us who believe in social justice should be outraged at the crazy "blame game" in the media.