God’s descent into human life charges our pain with meaning and gives it a transformative power that would otherwise certainly elude us.
Why we need legislation to clarify the scope of executive privilege and to establish a streamlined legal process to resolve such claims.
Why we need to uphold our arms control agreement with Russia and take the existential threat of nuclear weapons more seriously.
A federal judge has placed federal executions on hold. Archbishop Paul S. Coakley, Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory and Bishop Frank J. Dewane write that we should turn back permanently from the path of death.
“Up until the last five or 10 years, Mass was offered every day. Then it was hard to get priests [every day]; then it was hard to get priests on the weekend. There were [fewer priests] in the parishes and they were being stretched thin.”
Was Mr. Morales’s departure from La Paz the result of a coup? Or was the president’s removal the result of a more or less defensible process?