John Paul II

Why Coretta Scott King Deserves To Be Celebrated For Her Civil Rights Work, Too

Millennials have grown up in a world where Martin Luther King Day always existed — but someone had to campaign to make that happen, and now, it's …

Black History

Peter J. Schulz Plagiarizes Again-And Is Caught By Philosophy Class

Peter J. Schulz, who has a PhD in philosophy from Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt (Germany) and is currently employed as Professor of …

Philosophy

Longtime Mobile news anchor Bob Grip announces retirement

Bob Grip, an iconic figure in Mobile-area television news, announced his retirement to his co-workers Friday afternoon. After working as an anchor at …

Gulf Coast

Letters | Various

<b>DEADLY DESERTS</b><p>Paul Griffiths’s sneering review of our book, <i>By Man Shall His Blood Be Shed</i> (“Against Capital Punishment,” December 2017), illustrates …

Roe v. Wade

Twelve Questions with Andy Anderson: Architect with hand on the tiller

Andy Anderson helmed the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron during last year's America's Cup while also heading one of Auckland's largest architectural …

New Zealand News

Pope Francis arrives in Chile

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Pope Francis arrived in Chile on Monday evening, the first stop in a trip that includes Peru, as he hopes to inject new confidence in two staunchly Catholic countries where the Church's credibility has been severely damaged by sexual abuse scandals.<p>The Argentine pontiff will …

World News

Justice, Mercy, And Anti-Semitism

A couple of you bring to my attention the comments of the Catholic writer Eve Tushnet, on the recent online controversy over Catholic integralism, a …

Conservative View

Joy, angst over pope visit to Chile's restive Mapuche region

TEMUCO, Chile (AP) — When Pope Francis visits the de facto capital of Chile's Mapuche people, he will be inserting himself into one of Latin America's longest-running conflicts involving indigenous populations, and one that periodically erupts in violence.<p>Leaders of both the Mapuches and the …

World News

Pope Francis and Latin American winds of change

A squall of fresh air with a distinct Latin American feel tore through the Vatican on the election of Pope Francis, a passionate Argentine whose …

Christianity

As Pope Francis Heads to Chile and Peru, Argentina Feels Snubbed, Again

BUENOS AIRES — It was a sweltering afternoon at the rundown central bus station in Argentina’s capital, but Amelia Cartes Novoa was beaming despite the intolerable heat.<p>“I’m so excited,” Ms. Cartes said as she waited on a platform for the bus that would take her on a 21-hour ride across the Andes. …

World News

New Mercedes G-Class: History of the G-Wagon

<i>Image: Newspress</i><p>Related Links<p>Detroit - Not only is it the passenger car series with the longest production run in the history of Mercedes-Benz but …

Trucks

Pope Francis' message for 2018 World Day of Migrants and Refugees

<i>“Welcoming, protecting, promoting and integrating migrants and refugees”</i><p>Dear brothers and sisters!<p>“You shall treat the stranger who sojourns with you …

Refugees

For a Pope to change Chile again, he'll have to navigate difficult waters

ROME – As Pope Francis heads to Chile today, the $64,000 question seems to be, “Will his presence make a difference, given the deep political and …

Christianity

Saturday's Pa. roundup: Radnor girls' basketball rallies late to beat Conestoga

The Radnor girls’ basketball team scored the final eight points of the game Saturday to come from behind and clip Conestoga, 40-39. Katie Mayock, who …

College Basketball

The once and future King

**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.**<p><b>On the roster: The once and future King - House Republicans set new fundraising record - Chances of shutdown Friday still rising - Trump blames Dems for lack of DACA deal - Woof</b><p><b>THE ONCE AND FUTURE KING</b> <br>The never-ending struggle …

U.S. Politics

Pope Francis heading to Chile, Peru amid scandal

When Pope Francis goes to South America this week, he will meet with indigenous tribes in Chile and visit the native people in the Amazon in Peru, a …

Christianity

Queen was almost assassinated in 1981: report

The Queen could have died from an assassin’s bullet back in 1981, but the story was kept a closely-guarded secret, according to a new report.<p>The …

Royal Family

With an eye toward tradition, young adult Catholics gather with Focus to talk evangelization

Walking into McCormick Place, the sprawling convention center located just south of Chicago’s Loop, two things struck me immediately: The group …

Christianity

Churches attacked, Chile reviews security ahead of Pope's visit

<b>(CNN) —</b> A series of attacks on Catholic churches have prompted Chilean authorities to review security ahead of Pope Francis' visit to the South American country on Monday, officials said.<p>But Interior Minister Mario Fernandez told radio station BioBioChile Saturday that the Pope will not be at risk …

Christianity

A remarkably hands-on pope gets all the credit -- and all the blame

ROME – Bishop Brian Farrell, Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, gave a talk Tuesday night at Notre Dame’s Global …

Christianity

Pope Francis is heading to Chile and Peru. Here’s what to look for.

Pope Francis will set out on his 22nd foreign trip on Jan. 15, a visit to Chile and Peru that offers a number of daunting issues for him to …

Christianity

Here’s who — and what — America wouldn’t have had without Haitians

In 1787, the same year the Constitutional Convention took place in Philadelphia, an enslaved immigrant from Haiti named Pierre Toussaint arrived in New York. He was the sort of person you dream of meeting: empty of resentments, boundlessly resourceful, endlessly generous and kind.<p>Toussaint …

Opinion

Islamic Converts Ask Pope in Open Letter To Change His Teaching on Islam

A new, open letter to the pope is making the rounds on the Internet, and it has gathered over 2,600 signatures so far.<p>“Most Holy Father,” it begins, …

Christianity

Bombardier’s Downsview Airport location put up for sale

MONTREAL – Bombardier is shopping around its sprawling aircraft manufacturing site in Toronto‘s high-priced real-estate market.<p>The transportation …

Real Estate

Chile: Attackers firebomb churches ahead of Pope Francis visit

A pamphlet left at one of the churches threatened to place the "next bomb" in the pope's garments. The Catholic Church has fallen out of favor in …

Christianity

Pope's visit to Peru and Chile casts harsh light on handling of sexual abuse cases

Criticism that Pope Francis is failing to tackle allegations of abuse, in the wake of scandals in both countries, is likely to overshadow his week-long visit<p>Pope Francis leaves Rome this weekend for a tour of Chile and Peru amid renewed accusations that he is failing to tackle allegations of …

Pope Francis

The return of Catholic anti-liberalism

Catholic anti-liberalism is back.<p>Of course, it never <i>really</i> went away. The norms, practices, and beliefs that prevail and thrive in liberal …

Religion

Tim Rogan on What’s Wrong with Capitalism

What’s wrong with capitalism? Answers to that question today focus on material inequality. Led by economists and conducted in utilitarian terms, the …

Capitalism

Pope Faces Turmoil in Chile Over Indigenous Group and Sex Abuse

SANTIAGO, Chile — Firebombs exploded before dawn on Friday at three churches in Santiago, Chile’s capital, an act of violence aimed at Pope Francis, who is to begin a weeklong visit to Chile and Peru on Monday. The police defused two other explosive devices that failed to detonate outside other …

World News

Our Culture is Wrong About Sex, and Chastity is Needed Now More Than Ever

Before Christmas, <i>Time</i> Magazine named the “Silence Breakers” their 2017 Persons of the Year. <i>Time</i> focused fundamentally on the women who courageously …

Feminism