In experiencing the best of humanity in Gander, Newfoundland, a couple’s fear and fatigue were met with comfort and compassion.
Pope Francis stressed the need to build bridges, not walls in a letter to a group of Catholic theologians and ethicists meeting July 26.
Second Sunday of Advent First Reading: Isaiah 11:1-10 Responsoral Psalm: 72: 1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17 Second Reading: Romans 15:4-9 Gospel Reading: Matthew 3:1-12 By Jean Denton Going to church” in the Protestant American South holds a certain amusing lore through which I fondly recall the small Louisiana congregation of my girlhood, although at the time […]
God pardons all our faults, our weaknesses, our struggles. Shouldn’t we also do the same for others?
KRAKOW, Poland (CNS) — Tara Gouldring never thought of herself as a missionary to others. But the 18-year-old from Birmingham, England, decided it’s not such a strange idea after hearing Bishop Frank J. Caggiano of Bridgeport, Connecticut, during a morning catechetical session July 28 during World Youth Day. “It’s inspiring to see God’s mercy in […]
NEW YORK (CNS) — The value of a person’s life “is seen in every act of integrity, compassion or sacrifice that enriches and encourages others,” Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Ernie Anastos said in receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Christophers. The award recognizes individuals whose personal and professional contributions to making the world a better […]