- Published in International
Finding shelter for homeless people and families living on the cusp of poverty may seem like an overwhelming issue.
The presidential candidacy of Donald Trump, a media critic when it suits his purposes, is a creature of the media. Trump has a knack for saying outrageous things, and journalists have heaped lavish free coverage on his outrageousness.
With the election of a new president less than a year away, at least one thing about the outcome seems reasonably clear: Whoever the winner turns out to be, a majority of the voters identifying themselves as Catholics will probably have voted for him or her.
The inability of parties to America’s culture war to communicate meaningfully with one another on issues like abortion, same-sex marriage and assisted suicide is a disturbing fact of national life today. One observer remarks that the two sides seem to be living in “different moral universes.”
WASHINGTON - Calling it a "moral imperative," former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy argued for equal access for those needing addiction or mental health treatment.
WASHINGTON - The past, the promise and the potential of the United States must not be smothered by bickering and even hatred at a time when the U.S. people and indeed the world need a helping hand, Pope Francis told the U.S. Congress.
VATICAN CITY - Catholics must get involved in politics even if it may be "dirty," frustrating and fraught with failure, Pope Francis said.