Joe Ferullo lives in Los Angeles and works in the television industry.
NCR Today: The late Mario Cuomo was not driven by blind ambition. He had a "catholic" view of the real world and the sacrifices that ambition demanded.
There's something wrong with progressives in the Catholic church. We just don't get angry enough.
There is no magic pill for the political polarization gripping the country – no perfect candidate, no bipartisan commission. The problem has roots far below the surface of politics.
Many things mark the subtle shifts Pope Francis has brought to the culture of the church, including the weekend prayer meeting between Israeli and Palestinian leaders. Let me add one more: a singing nun.