The U.S. bishops commended a resolution in the House of Representatives that condemns recent attacks on religious minorities in Iraq.
Readers share suggestions for keeping Christmas sacred
Bishop Hubbard called the New Start treaty a “modest step toward a world with greater respect for human life.”
Hymn to Matter” may be one of the oddest-seeming prayers ever penned by a priest. Christians pray to God, to the saints, to the angels perhaps, and sometimes to deceased loved ones. But a hymn to matter? To atoms and rocks, gases and plasma, minerals and stardust? It sounds like idolatry, and