- May 9, 2021
At first blush, hate-crime and hate-speech legislation seem like praiseworthy ideas, but there are serious reasons to hold back the natural desire to eliminate hate through law. For instance, how is hatred for a group worse than hatred for an individual? And, who will decide which categories of people are to be included in the catalogs of those not to be hated?
Upon our arrival in Rome, my husband would use me to make introductions to Vatican players easier – something along the lines of, “You have to let me take you to lunch so you can meet my wife.” That’s how I ended up eating more meals with Catholic priests than any other Jewish woman ever!
A simple encounter between two Marian nuns and a struggling woman in Hell’s Kitchen stands as a reminder and a challenge to every Christian to be as gratuitous with our love as God is.
Some animal rights activists make the mistake of equating all life, overlooking the distinctively human capacity to love, to reason, and to make moral decisions.
National Review columnist David French is being pushed for a third-party run by #NeverTrump conservatives, and greeted by many on the religious right with praise bordering on adulation.
Founded by Cardinal John O’Connor in 1989 with a special vow to protect the sacredness of human life, the Sisters of Life are now among the most vibrant orders in North America.
The resignation of Benedict XVI and election of Francis can be seen as the first steps toward a Spirit-led unfolding of a new-style papacy for the Third Millennium.
He says the Church is obliged to engage situations that touch “open wounds and dramatic human suffering, and which involve the values of ethics, social sciences and faith.”