Appreciation: The soul of Fr. Ed Hays took form in his drawings, paintings and writings.
Fr. Edward Hays, a priest of the Kansas City, Kan., archdiocese, died April 3 at St. Luke's Hospice Care in Kansas City, Mo.
GSR Preview: Part one of a four-part series examining mass incarceration in the United States.
On what was to be, unpredictably, the last day of his life in mid-February, Antonin Scalia did have death on his mind. At least not his own. The Supreme Court justice, 79, had come by private plane to Cibolo Creek Ranch, a remote luxury game preserve in West Texas near the Mexican border that is a haven for the moneyed class. Lodging tops out at $800 a night.
Take and Read: Fr. Greg Boyle brings spiritual wisdom to his stories of the slow work of God.
Louisiana ranks last among all states in an index of "social justice indicators" that measure poverty, racial disparity and immigrant exclusion.
GSR Preview: Activists worry that "family detention centers" could detain women and children for longer periods in unsuitable facilities.
Commentary: To be one family, all should work to learn about each other. This is the solution to returning disaffected youth to the mainstream.
Eco Catholic: When it comes to food, I have also learned to enjoy the global as much as the local.
Mother Angelica, the conservative nun who founded the Eternal Word Television Network, died on Easter Sunday, March 27.