Nonviolent political actions are the only ones that can bring about this peace.
As I look ahead to 2017 and that which has never been, I’ve been thinking of all the history that has come before me — both as a Catholic and a member of my family.
The debate over immigration policy is inevitably heating up as we prepare for Donald Trump’s inauguration as president. Undoubtedly, an early priority of his presidency will be to increase border security and re-examine President Obama’s immigration enforcement policies.
From Dec. 8 through the beginning of the new year, we are privileged to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary five separate and distinct times.
The following was first published in the Dec. 2 issue of The Record, the newspaper of the Archdiocese of Louisville, Kentucky. It was written by Marnie McAllister, editor. Dachau, one of the Nazis’ notorious concentration camps, sits in the Bavarian countryside beside the town of Dachau. Less than an hour by car from Munich, Dachau’s […]
In my Labor Day statement this year, I highlighted the plight of millions of Americans who face twin crises — deep trials in both the world of work and the state of the family.
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 […]
I love going to Sunday Mass during the special seasons of the liturgical year. Advent liturgies always bring me back from all the trappings of the season and remind me of what is most important.
The box went up on a Monday evening in August, a plain white box nestled inside a little wooden tent, mounted atop a fence and beneath the outermost reach of a maple.
Many diseases frighten us — as well they should. Over the years, we have learned important details about some of our most virulent illnesses — their causes and their cures — yet when outbreaks occur, even with our advanced medical discoveries, they can cause uneasiness or even panic.