We need to support ongoing efforts to engage youth and young adults in ways that deepen their faith, give them purpose and motivate them to evangelize their peers.
A recent poll by the Knights of Columbus and Marist College Institute for Public Opinion on civility in public discourse confirms what many of us have observed: the tone of political conversations today is laden with too much negativity and disrespect.
Genealogy is a popular hobby for many people, and I’ve been trying to learn more in recent years about the roots and branches of my own family tree to complement the stories my parents and grandparents told me as a child. The recent release of 1940 U.S. Census data was an opportunity to fill in some gaps and learn a few details I’ve been thinking a lot about as the July 4 holiday approaches.
Rural Life Sunday, farm bill to get attention this month
All children are children of God who deserve love and respect
Threats to religious liberty, declining numbers mean an uncertain future
Gambling is a poor example of public stewardship and comes with high social costs
The Obama administration’s recent amendments to a federal mandate that health insurance plans include contraception and sterilization free of charge have elicited a wide array of reactions from elected officials and concerned citizens, including the U.S. bishops, who feel the changes don’t go far enough to protect the conscience rights of employers and individuals.