The work of state lawmakers may be over following the end of the 2018 legislative session. But the work of citizens concerned about human dignity and the common good must continue, particularly with an eye toward elections this fall.
This month, which is Catholic Press Month, is a good time to reflect on Pope’s Francis’ Communications Day message and its importance for Catholic journalists around the world as they strive to report the truth and combat fake news in all of its forms.
More than 1,000 Minnesota Catholics — including 73 from the Diocese of St. Cloud — came to St. Paul March 9 to deliver a heartfelt message to their elected representatives: “Catholic voices count!”
In the late 1950s and 1960s Mathew Ahmann was at the heart of national Catholic efforts on behalf of racial harmony and equality.
First, let me be clear: The above headline is not true. I made it up. But another, equally outlandish, claim — “Pope Francis shocks world, endorses Donald Trump for president” — was a real headline that made its way around Facebook in the lead-up to Election Day. It popped into the feed of a friend […]
The election Nov. 8 changed the makeup of the Minnesota Legislature as well as Congress and the White House. Here’s what the impact might be.
Offering assistance to immigrants, refugees and other newcomers is an important tenet of Catholic social teaching. The command to “welcome the stranger” comes no less than from Christ himself. This simple command, however, raises not-so-simple questions and challenges for a modern, global society in which large numbers of people are on the move because of […]
Visitor editor Joe Towalski recently interviewed Sister Beatrice Eichten, community minister of the Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls. The following excerpts from the interview were edited for length and clarity. Q: What are some of the similarities and some of the differences between living in the community today compared to 125 years ago? A: There’s […]