Column: In March, the Caribbean island of Grenada welcomed with open arms a nonprofit advocacy group that helps countries facing sovereign debt crises.
Column: Catholics of all ages, especially social-justice-minded ones, should remember that burying the dead is just as important as feeding the hungry.
Column: We all need to ask ourselves: Do we start with our partisan political bias and then shape our religious views to fit it, or the other way round?
Column: Need relief from yakking about the Putin-Obama standoff, the latest U.S. mass murder or mansion-living bishops? Take a break and think golf.
Column: The event may have marked a turning point for the U.S. church, a return to a nonpartisanship combined with public advocacy.
Column: Owing to faction politics, we have in Congress a Progressive Caucus, Black Caucus, Human Rights Caucus and, hatched recently, the Chicken Caucus.
Column: Directors of religious education have gotten creative with scheduling, not only to satisfy parents but also for volunteers' and priests' availability.
Column: While the 2016 presidential Democratic nomination risks turning into Hillary Clinton's coronation, the contest for the Republican nomination better resembles civil war.
Column: If the church wants to encourage adoption as a choice for women who cannot parent their biological children, we need to pay attention to our language on adoption.
Column: Did anyone not cherish Pete Seeger? For his ardency. His optimal resilience. His picking on a banjo, strumming a guitar and singing folk songs in thousands of concerts.