SEATTLE – Immigration is a complex issue, but Catholics should see those fleeing poverty and war as brothers and sisters, Seattle Auxiliary Bishop Eusebio Elizondo told a gathering at Blessed Sacrament Church Jan. 13.
RENTON – For the sixth time, Mary Schofield will join a January procession past blue and pink crosses, each representing a million of the babies lost to abortion in the U.S. since the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.
During a recent family reunion my elderly mother and I were the only ones at the table without smartphones. We felt left out. A few days later I read that Pope Francis advised parents to ban mobile devices from the dinner table to help restore the quality of family relationships.
The whole Christian world has watched with fascination as Pope Francis, over the past several months, has reached out to evangelicals. Who can forget the mesmerizing iPhone video, filmed by the pope’s (late) friend Bishop Tony Palmer, in which the Bishop of Rome communicated, with father-like compassion, to a national gathering of American evangelical leaders?
"The Missing Kennedy: Rosemary Kennedy and the Secret Bonds of Four Women" by Elizabeth Koehler-Pentacoff. Bancroft Press (Baltimore, 2015). 258 pp., $27.50.
CAMDEN, N.J. - After his parents divorced, Michael White briefly lived with his mother, but she would regularly make him ask his father to "take" him.
Three Kings Cake is a Hispanic tradition showing reverence for the Christ Child