We say: The most basic and universal way that nearly everyone or at least the largest possible number of Americans can participate in public life — as Gaudium et Spes says is necessary — is by voting. Why try to reduce participation?
NCR Connections: As I talk to friends, family and colleagues about what parish life will look like after coronavirus, a consensus is emerging that "they're not coming back" — or at least not in the numbers before the pandemic.
We say: We must no longer ignore the trauma experienced by citizens of Asian descent throughout U.S. history. We must learn to uplift the Asian experience, from our Catholic schools to our parishes to our media.
Hans Küng died April 6 at his home in Tübingen, Germany, at age 93. Few men throughout Christendom have had as much to say or had their work seen by as many Christians as the Swiss theologian and Catholic priest.