Faith and Justice: The struggle between activists for gay rights and religious freedom has been presented as a zero-sum game where no compromise is possible.
The Field Hospital: In addition to providing its twin parish with solar lamps that improve safety, the Ocala, Fla., parish also raised funds for a new church.
The Field Hospital: Man convicted again for impersonating a priest; Wash. Archdiocese's debt forgiveness program benefits 27 parishes; Parish's new music director gets cancer, then later fired
https://www.scribd.com/document/332795627/Who-Is-My-Neighbor-The-Face-of-Poverty-in-Washington-StateThe state's bishops based a pastoral letter, released Nov. 17, in large part on listening sessions held around the state with those who experienced poverty.
Distinctly Catholic: The Democratic Party's search for its soul is overlapping with the need to find a new chair of the Democratic National Committee.
NCR Today: We are entering into dangerous grounds and Americans who cherish our civil and constitutional liberties have got to be vigilant.
Distinctly Catholic: The faux-War on Christmas is hooey best ignored. Until it results in an Electoral College victory, at which point you can no longer ignore it.
Eco Catholic: St. Margaret Mary School, with collaborators including the University of Louisville, aims to reduce exposure to air pollutants with a "green wall" between school and traffic.
Commentary: My hope is you will hear my pain and rage, and that I have a big enough heart to listen to you.