My Table is Spread: If you want to know what it's like to be an American woman, try having surgery and parasites, then watch the envious expressions on other female faces.
Dec 7-20, 2012
The commission will look at an array of institutions, including churches, schools, residential homes and the Boy and Girl Scouts.
Analysis: If the probe into the Australian church turns up something nasty, the church has only its leadership to blame.
The Cardinal Newman Society defines its mission as helping "strengthen Catholic identity," but college and university presidents criticize the society.
Soul Seeing: God can be found everywhere and in any medium, even on a shallow, time-sucking social media site like Facebook.
Each of the 15 annual services for families of murder victims held in Brooklyn, N.Y., has followed a similar pattern. Each has been marked by a uniquely memorable event.
We say: Barring women from ordination to the Catholic priesthood is an injustice that cannot be allowed to stand. The call to the priesthood is a gift from God.
Analysis: A year ago, the Catholic church began to use the missal. No one revolted, but can we call it a success?