Our need for a little more mercy

By Joe Towalski

Mercy isn't a popular word in our culture today.

"People get what they deserve." "Payback is sweet." "I'll never forgive them for what they've done."

Top 10 things most people don't know about Pope Francis

VATICAN CITY
By Carol Glatz

When Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran walked onto the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica, telling the crowds in Latin: "I announce to you a great joy. We have a pope!" not many people recognized the name of then-Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Pope Francis leads us with Christ to the Father

One of my prized possessions is the yellowed front page of an old newspaper. Carefully preserved by my father the August 15, 1945, edition of The Oklahoman proclaims “PEACE!” in bright red letters 6 inches tall. It was the end of World War II, at long last a time for the reunification of millions of families like ours.

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