- Published in International
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."
An upcoming program in Tacoma focuses on the relationship between Judaism and Catholicism half a century after the Second Vatican Council.
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.
By Francis X. Rocca Catholic News Service
By John Mulderig
Catholic News Service reviewer sees documentary as "both sloppy and one-sided."
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.