As Catholic colleges grapple with how to reopen in the fall, many are already saying they will require their students to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and some schools are also mandating that staff members be vaccinated.
About two-thirds of white U.S. Catholics are accepting of the Covid vaccine—a higher rate than any religious group other than Jews. But it is unclear whether the high vaccination rate is a matter of faith or of demographics.
“Be poor like the holy, faithful people of God are poor,” he told nine men just before ordaining them to the priesthood for the Diocese of Rome. “Don't be climbers” seeking some kind of “ecclesiastical career.”
When Brother Frederic Collins arrived at the abbey of Gethsemani, he was a product of his upbringing. A businessman with a degree in business, he was uncritical of U.S. free-market capitalism. Then he met Merton.
Formally recognizing the genocide of Armenians is not just a matter of history, write Alex Galitsky and Steven Howard. It is a necessary first step in confronting Turkey over its present-day human rights abuses.
When some people without housing opted to sleep outside in tents rather than accept the heightened risk at the shelters, 28-year-old carpenter Khaleel Seivwright came up with a creative solution to help them.