Henrietta Stockel

After nearly 250 years, the Franciscan friars ended their association with the Mescalero and Chiricahua Apaches on July 1, 2013, citing a shortage of priests and harsh economic conditions as causes. No replacements would be available....

7/15/13
Steven Newcomb

There are some things we have not very often thought about or reflected upon because we have lacked the vocabulary necessary to name and think about those things....

3/17/13
Steve Russell

Why care about who heads a fantasy world of wealthy child molesters?...

3/14/13
Julianne Jennings

While strolling with friends through the busy streets of Spoleto, an ancient Italian city in the province of Umbria, we stepped into the start of celebrations or carnivals called, Quaresima....

2/24/13
Steven Newcomb

When Pope Benedict XVI canonizes Kateri Tekawitha (1656-1680) this month, she will be declared the Catholic Church’s first American Indian saint. What is the historical context of her beatification?...

10/20/12
T. Lulani Arquette

Let me make it clear: I don’t write to denounce present-day Catholicism or the Christian faith....

9/7/12
Simon Moya-Smith

Well, folks, Mitt the Mormon has locked the GOP presidential candidacy, and for the first time in 10 years I’m giving serious consideration to spending the morning of Nov. 6 at the beach or bar or breakfast table—anywhere but that vile voting booth....

6/19/12