The Supreme Court and the Ten Commandments
At the end of its current term, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court issued two judgments and 10 opinions concerning the constitutionality of governmental displays of the Ten Commandments.
The Diaconate of Peace
The ministry of deacons has been intertwined with peacemaking from the church’s very beginning.
From C.E.O. to Mission Leader
The face of leadership in Catholic organizations has changed dramatically in less than a generation. Catholic health care offers a clear illustration.
Hope at Work
"I am the only male member of my family on either side who hasn’t been in jail,” Mark Ford tells me.
Ministry of Law and Gospel
I used to be a priest, a minister of the Gospel, but I left the priesthood, went to law school and became a lawyer.
I write on a hot summer day in Saint Louis.