The longtime executive director of the Intercommunity Peace and Justice Center is leaving that role to become the head of her religious order.
SEATTLE – In 1891, Seattle was a distant logging town with a splendid harbor, a growing population and a humble parish school that one day would become Seattle University.
EVERETT – Back in the 1970s, the school at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish in Everett was facing dire financial straits.
In 2002, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issued a "Doctrinal note on some questions regarding the participation of Catholics in political life." The letter was signed by the congregation's prefect, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, who in 2007 became Pope Benedict XVI.
I am settling into my cramped seat in a small aircraft when I smell it: the nauseating odor of fried food in close quarters. I turn, ready to glare, when I see that the culprit, a middle-aged man, is bowed in prayer over his meal, hands folded, eyes closed.
When two 20-somethings slung a wire across rooftops in Boston, they were hoping to hear each other’s voices transmitted across that line. It worked, and they did, but in the process, they also picked up a far more exotic sound: powerful radio waves emitted from the sun.
"October 31, 1517: Martin Luther and the Day That Changed the World" by Martin Marty. Paraclete Press (Orleans, Massachusetts, 2016). 114 pp., $19.99.
St. Francis of Assisi’s feast day puts focus on the animals in our lives
TORONTO - The website of St. Joseph of Cupertino Parish in California displays "Deacon Ron Hansen" as the last name on its clergy staff list.