Opinion: Budgets are moral documents. Against the backdrop of debt ceiling drama, sequestration politics and budget battles, it is a vital call today.
June 7-20, 2013
On Easter Sunday, New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan appeared on television and reaffirmed Catholic teaching regarding the impermissibility of same-sex marriage. He said, however, that the Catholic church must ensure "that our defense of marriage is not reduced to an attack on gay people. And I admit, we haven't been too good at that."
How does a bishop or a church pastor or Catholic school board decide when employees aren't following church tenets?
Soul Seeing: The Gospel tells us that Jesus wept, but never that he laughed. But the mirth is there.
A group calling itself "Catholic Whistleblowers," which plans to keep tabs on the sexual abuse of minors in the church, launched in May.
Catholics on the front lines of social justice are delighted that Pope Francis spends so much energy talking about and visiting the poor.
We say: The recent resignations in the Newark, N.J., scandal raises serious questions about accountability and transparency in Newark.