Kolbe Academy in Bath, Pa., was the only Catholic recovery school in the United States. It is closing its doors because it could not find enough students like Pete, who said he had hit rock bottom and wanted to get sober.
Investing for profit can be a Catholic virtue if the common good is kept in mind. So look for companies that provide the things essential for everyday life, like food and housing.
Sports memoirs tend to have a certain arc: the odyssey of the triumphant athlete. But every now and then, a retired athlete—like Jerry West, Abby Wambach and Gale Sayers—tells a more complicated story.
From smaller teams to a “two strikes and you’re out” rule, there are ways to make youth baseball faster and more fun. They may help save what used to be America’s favorite sport.
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.
In the United States, baseball is becoming a mostly white country-club sport for upper-class families to consume, like a snorkeling vacation or a round of golf.
Pope Francis says to cherish the elderly. Kane Tanaka, who recently died at age 119, shows us why we should.
“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.
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.
It’s time for baseball season, and that means games that are too long, teams that aren’t competitive and the exploitation of minor league players. Blame the major leagues and their monopoly status.