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In the decade between Sandy Hook and Robb Elementary, America reported or commented on mass shootings approximately 171 times, or about once per month.
Ernesto Vega listens as Archbishop Jose H. Gomez leads an interfaith prayer service for the immigrant community in November at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles. (CNS photo/Patrick T. Fallon, Reuters) 
Bishops must lead by example and facilitate the involvement of Catholics in supporting vulnerable immigrant families.
These hearings are an attempt to reassure us all that the American story we were taught as kids is not some fairytale that adults told us to help us sleep or to make us easier to manipulate.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen arrives at a campaign stop on April 18, 2022, in Saint-Pierre-en-Auge, Normandy. Ms. Le Pen finished strongly with younger voters in the April 10 preliminary election. (AP Photo/Jeremias Gonzalez)
If Marine Le Pen pulls off an upset in France next weekend, it may be because young voters do not share their parents’ fears about the far right.
With a new solid conservative majority in SCOTUS, could there be new restrictions on abortion?
Marjorie Taylor Greene said in a statement that she believes Catholic bishops are “satanic” and accused them of “destroying our nation” through their support of migrants.
Kane Tanaka, then 116 years old, at a nursing home in Fukuoka, Japan, on March 9, 2019. (Takuto Kaneko/Kyodo News via AP, File)
“Please cherish the elderly,” Pope Francis says. “Because they are the presence of history.” Kane Tanaka, who died in April at the age of 119, is an example of what Francis is talking about.
Michael Rzasa, a Trappist brother, was one of the workers at the Spencer Brewery. (John W. Miller)
Belgian-style beers are out and India pale ales rule, so the brothers at St. Joseph‘s Abbey in Massachusetts will need to find other sources of revenue.
The defenders of democracy need a vision beyond opposition to Donald Trump.
President Biden has an opportunity in this crisis. The American people want to help Ukrainians threatened by Vladimir Putin’s vicious war.