Concepcion Picciotto spent over three decades living year-round in an anti-nuclear encampment near the White House front lawn, exposed to harsh weather during her disarmament witness.
St. Ignatius College Preparatory High School has suspended 14 students for attending an Jan. 23 outdoor party that "had an inappropriate theme with racial overtones and racist implications."
Camaldolese Benedictine Fr. Bruno Barnhart, author and spiritual director, was "a scintillating intellect, but he also had a deep wisdom. He was a marvelous spiritual director."
Morning briefing: Voters warm to non-religious candidates; March for Life gets snowed under blizzard coverage; Trump's feud with Fox steals spotlight from tonight's debate
Just Catholic: There was no real coverage of the 43rd March for Life. Isn't discussion about abortion newsworthy?
Book Review: John Norris's excellent biography, Mary McGrory: The First Queen of Journalism, offers a balanced portrait of a complex woman.
Eco Catholic: The former Dominican priest’s life was an ongoing quest for environmental and social justice on behalf of the earth, the poor, youth and the LBGT community.
Preview: My friend Ivan Cantu is on death row in Texas. He and I have been writing letters to each other for 11 years.
Simply Spirit: The third week of January (January 18-25) is devoted to prayers for Christian unity. Not long ago, I found myself longing for the day of Eucharistic table sharing.
Young Voices: There is a real divide in the church between pro-life champions and social justice activists. But Catholics in particular can do something about it.