Massachusetts' bishops have endorsed a bill that would extend by 32 years the limit for filing civil suits against alleged perpetrators of sex abuse.
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that 35-foot buffer zones around abortion clinics meant to keep demonstrators away violates First Amendment rights.
In light of the proposed death penalty for 20-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, "Jesus weeps ... again" at the injustice, the Conference of Major Superiors of Men said in a statement Wednesday.
"Christ calls us to love our enemies and travel the long, difficult, but humanizing and liberating road to reconciliation," the conference said.
The CMSM statement came in response to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announcing the federal government will seek the death penalty against Tsarnaev, currently being held in federal prison for his alleged role in the Boston Marathon attacks.
Jesuit Fr. Daniel J. Harrington, one of the world's leading New Testament scholars, died Feb. 7 after a four-year battle with cancer.
The first bottles of Spencer Trappist Ale, brewed by the monks at St. Joseph's Abbey. barely hit the shelves before they were sold out.