Mother Teresa

Ahead of Padman release, Twinkle Khanna interacts with Malala Yousafzai, addresses Oxford students

Indian author, film producer and woman empowerment activist Twinkle Khanna joined a canon of cultural, political and high profile figures as she …

Padman

Bob Dole Receives Congress' Highest Civilian Honor

Former Senate Republican Leader Robert “Bob” Dole received the Congressional Gold Medal in a ceremony on Capitol Hill Wednesday, January 17.<p>“Bob …

Elections

10 Trips to Make 2018 Unforgettable

The Travel Corporation launched a curated list of top trips for 2018 (#TTCTop10) that showcase the depth and breadth of its offerings from some of …

Travel

Eminem and Gandhi Are Right

The 45th annual March for Life in Washington arrives on the heels of one more Pew survey about declining faith—this latest indicating that only …

U.S. Politics

Bob Dole gets Congressional Gold Medal

WASHINGTON — Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole knew the art of the deal before President Donald Trump published the 1987 book of the same …

Elections

How To Be a Christian Citizen: Three Evangelicals Debate

<i>February 2, 2017</i><p><b>Krista Tippett, host:</b> In the wake of the November election, a conversation I had in 2008 with three generations of Evangelical …

Faith

Cory Booker Is Laying It On A Bit Thick

Regular viewers of the horror-comedy Contemporary American Politics are well aware that the Democratic Party is a bit of a mess. Certainly, the past …

Cory Booker

No rest for Francis in Peru, where a divided society and church await

SANTIAGO, Chile – After three trying days in Chile, facing a sex abuse crisis and several layers of political tension, not to mention the specter of …

Christianity

Lila Rose: Pro-life movement must feed hunger for truth

<i>[Editor’s Note: Lila Rose is a pro-life advocate and founder of Live Action, an activist group most famous for its undercover work exposing the</i> …

Psychology

STASI: Spacey has been a self-loathing homophobe for years

Here's another outing for Kevin Spacey: He should be outed as a gay homophobe.

Kevin Spacey

Trump to give Dole Congressional Gold Medal

Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole is receiving the Congressional Gold Medal.<p>The Kansas Republican, a decorated World War II veteran and his …

Business

Our Actions Don't Matter in a Cosmic Sense--But That Doesn't Mean They Don't Matter

In a flashback scene in the 1977 film <i>Annie Hall</i>, Woody Allen's character Alvy Singer is a depressed young boy who won't do his homework because, as …

Space Science

A cowboy cookout

The first mention of the word ‘chef’ and you instantly picture a well-dressed gentleman in a white apron and hat dishing out delicious offerings from …

Librarians despise censorship. How can prison librarians handle that? It’s complicated.

Last week, officials at the American Civil Liberties Union made public a letter they had written to the New Jersey Department of Corrections, accusing the department of violating inmates’ rights: Several prisons were refusing to allow inmates access to the book “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration …

Tai Chi

Meet the spiritual powerhouses of the pro-life movement

Washington D.C., Jan 16, 2018 / 02:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Walk along in the March for Life and you may see them: a swarm of women – many of them …

Catholicism

Martin Luther King Jr. Spent the Last Year of His Life Detested by the Liberal Establishment

In 1999, the polling agency Gallup set out to determine the individuals Americans most admired in the 20th century.<p>Mother Teresa came in first, with …

Black History

As he touts his own smarts, Trump reveals what 'genius' really means to him

The genius in the White House has always believed that what makes him special is his ability to get things done without going through the steps others must take.<p>In school, he bragged that he'd do well without cracking a book. As a young real estate developer, his junior executives recalled, he …

Donald Trump

51 Motivational and Inspirational Quotes About Photography and Success

Becoming a great photographer requires a lot of skill and talent, but you also need inspiration that motivates you to pursue your craft.<p>Whether that …

Motivation

9 Things You Should Know About the ‘Mississippi Burning’ Murders

On Thursday, Edgar Ray Killen died in prison at the age of 92. Killen, a former pastor and Ku Klux Klan leader, was the only person to face state …

Crime

Gunmen kill Coptic Christian in Egypt's Sinai, officials say

EL-ARISH, Egypt — Egyptian security officials say gunmen have shot dead a Christian man in the turbulent north of the Sinai Peninsula, the latest …

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

A fragrance that’s all about ‘Giving’ back

Meera Gandhi was only 16 when she first visited Mother Teresa’s Asha Dan in Byculla, Mumbai, and she continued to visit the ashram every Saturday to …

Rahul Gandhi

The Good Place Season 2, Episode 9 Recap: How to Be Good

Say goodbye to The Good Place as we’ve always known it.<p>At long last, <i>The Good Place</i> is actually headed for the Good Place. Now that Michael is firmly on the side of good—and the rest of the baddies have been sent on a wild goose chase—there’s nothing stopping our heroes from escaping to the paradise …

TV

Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno criticizes President Donald Trump for 'mean-spirited' comments

SPRINGFIELD — Mayor Domenic J. Sarno said Friday that President Donald Trump is once again delivering "hurtful and mean spirited comments," referring …

Donald Trump

Pope to face fallout from abuse scandals in both Chile and Peru

ROME — A top papal aide said on Thursday that Pope Francis’s upcoming trip to Chile and Peru next week would not be “simple,” in what may qualify as …

Christianity

10 beautiful houses of worship in D.C., mapped - Curbed DC

The nation’s capital is a city replete with a multitude of architectural achievements. From monuments to government buildings to museums, the District holds some of the most popular tourist attractions in North America. The diversity of the city has also brought with it many cultures, traditions, …

Ulysses S. Grant

How to live with Faithful Finances: One of the Secrets to Move from Fearful Insecurity to Financial Confidence

I first met Emily G. Stroud during my book tour for <i>The Broken Way</i> in Fort Worth, Texas where she lives with her husband and two children. As a …

Christianity

23 'Gilmore Girls' Pop Culture References You Totally Forgot About

No matter how many times you've watched <i>Gilmore Girls</i>,it always feels like a pop culture history lesson. So, obviously, re-watching all seven seasons …

Gilmore Girls

Legislator likens neera drink to mother’s milk

In a remark which raised eyebrows in the Assembly on Tuesday, AIADMK legislator Pollachi V. Jayaraman said <i>neera</i> – a coconut sap-based health drink, …

India

Why is it so hard to define 'you'?

It’s <i>you</i>, my friend, human being.<p>If I were a biologist, I would say “a human being is any individual of the genus Homo, especially a member of the …

Ralph Waldo Emerson