Halfway across the zócalo, a central plaza typical of Mexican cities, in the little city of Tlaxiaco in the southern state of Oaxaca, I stopped, my appreciation of the mid-morning sunlight temporarily diverted. A middle-aged man and woman—obviously tourists—were sidling this way a
America reviews the field
Catholic-Jewish relations in the United States have grown strained.
For a Scandinavian-American, a visit from the bishops of Stockholm, Copenhagen and Reykjavik was a rare treat.
Deacons as Co-Workers Monsignor Rubino (“Fraternal Orders,” 1/4) might consider adding a seventh suggestion as “advice for young clergy”: View permanent deacons as brothers, co-workers in the vineyard of the Lord. There exists in our church in the United States an unhealthy t
Working class families should not have to abandon their dream of a new home because of the housing market debacle.
Angela O'Donnell's poetry balances hard truths with a sweetness of spirit that is rare in our time.