Disasters like Hurricanes Ida and Katrina are horrible, but they can have good results. They can bring us together. They can help us find our mission and meaning. They can break down the old barriers and establish new bonds.
Priestly Diary: The Association of U.S. Catholic Priests issued a statement that objected "to any use of the Eucharist as a political weapon whether manifest or camouflaged." The operative word: "camouflaged."
Priestly Diary: In 1971, I was arrested at the U.S. Capitol. My protest was ethically different from the acts of terror at the Capitol last month. Both actions took place in the same building. There the similarity ends.