I hope the U.S. soccer team's diversity encourages us to advocate for an immigration system that treats each and every person who seeks a better life here as if they were the biggest soccer stars on earth.
The stories we heard through a Vatican project were moving accounts of the lives of everyday people, and the resilience of many who are rejected and abandoned at the peripheries of life by society and our churches.
Theologian Anna Rowlands' new book should be taught in seminaries, used in faith formation classes and read by every Catholic who wants to better understand Catholic social teaching, says columnist Michael Sean Winters.
Listen: Heidi, Father Daniel and David talk about the attack on the LGBTQ community in Colorado, discuss the elections at the recent national meeting of the U.S. bishops, and look ahead to the beginning of Advent.
The targeting of two prominent Catholics in Hong Kong — Cardinal Joseph Zen and pro-democracy layman Jimmy Lai — has raised questions about the future of religious freedom there for people of all faiths.