Mention use of digital media, and I’m sure you will find people on either side of the spectrum. Regardless of where you stand, I know one thing is certain — the power of digital networks cannot be underestimated in the lives of today’s young people.
This summer marks the 50th anniversary of “Humanae Vitae.” The world has changed dramatically since Pope Paul VI wrote the encyclical, mostly in ways he foretold.
Father Ken, a tireless advocate for social justice, reflected Catholic social teaching and the call to work for needed changes in our society.
Every spring brings this sense of urgency to get things done. I want to feel the Holy Spirit’s calming peace even in the midst of these sometimes harried days.
The right to choose a religion (or no religion) without interference by the government has been guaranteed by the First Amendment to the Constitution since our early years as a nation.
Because of the vision we have of politics, we think that our experiences will be negative and draining. These misunderstandings often keep Catholics from making a difference in our communities.
I have also come to realize that though this house is an excellent place for family and friends to gather, host delegations and meetings, entertain for sleepovers and graduation parties, it just has become too big for me, for my life and for my way of living in this world.
Even when the media or individuals adopt misleading terminology, we are not powerless. We can recapture the terms and employ them effectively.
High school students marching for changes, calling for tighter gun laws in the United States. High school students working for changes that their elders have been unable or unwilling to bring about.