Heavy rains swamped the first date, but Catholic Charities quickly set up a new one – Oct. 9 – for its Columbus Golf Outing at the Elks Country Club in Columbus.
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Continuing with my reflections on "Laudato Si’," the encyclical by Pope Francis on the environment, I would like to point out some of what may not be so obvious to us. We as Americans don’t often have a perspective of the whole world. How could we, unless we have the time to research it?
The XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the Family begins Oct. 4 with Mass in St. Peter’s.
There is no scrapbook of Kathy Webb’s life as a Dominican sister. No picture frames or friendship bracelets, no nun memorabilia perched in a closet or buried in a trunk.
Two months before the conclusion of the Second Vatican Council, Blessed Pope Paul VI addressed the United Nations. Fifty years later Pope Francis spoke to the United States Congress and the U.N. General Assembly in successive days.
Recently, at an academic dinner, I was sitting across the table from a nuclear scientist. At one point, I asked him this question: Do you believe that there’s human life on other planets? His answer surprised me.
"I say to you, whoever does not accept the kingdom of God like a child will not enter it."
WASHINGTON – Pope Francis introduced himself to President Barack Obama and all people of the United States as a "son of an immigrant family" arriving in the United States for the first time to learn from others and to share from his own experience.
This year dried, sweetened mangoes will be sold alongside Christmas cards and children’s books, all from the Philippines. And there will be Christmas cards again from China.
Helping others in need and spreading faith in Jesus Christ often go hand-in-hand, a fact World Mission Sunday brings into clear focus.