• Facing a tumultuous election, here’s a way to pray

    • Oct 20, 2016

    Facing one of the most acrimonious and distressing election cycles in a long time, the Knights of Columbus have released a novena addressed to Mary, the Immaculate Conception, who is the patroness of the United States. It consists of nine days of prayer, starting Oct. 30 and running through Nov. 7, the eve of the election.

  • On US trip full of choreography, two off-script moments loomed large

    On US trip full of choreography, two off-script moments loomed large

    • Sep 20, 2016

    Pope Francis’s five-day trip to the United States one year ago was full of big public events, but two private moments loomed large in fueling discussion and debate: His drop-in on the Little Sisters of the Poor on Sept. 23, and his encounter with Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis a day later.