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Jun 4, 2015, 6:28 PM
I am ready for “San Romero” or Saint Oscar Romero of the Americas, who was recently beatified, why? Having visited the tomb of the now Blessed Oscar Romero in El Salvador many times, one can only wonder why people from all over the world…
Jun 3, 2015, 1:25 PM
  We are pleased to announce a new website to help Catholics respond to Jesus’ call to be “salt of the earth” and “light of the world,” in the words of Matthew’s Gospel. WeAreSaltAndLight.org is a project…
Jun 1, 2015, 12:28 PM
I am in the airport after 3 weeks in Nepal.  On the evening of Friday April 24, my family and I celebrated my Mom’s 69th birthday and then were up late making brownies, oatmeal chocolate chip chocolate cookies and tidying the house in…
May 27, 2015, 2:05 PM
"When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, they were all in one place together." On Pentecost the Holy Spirit showed up in power to publicly launch the church as a people of solidarity. After Jesus’ death disciples were fishing,…
May 22, 2015, 5:57 PM
The review conference for the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) meeting at the United Nations in New York City concludes today. What follows is an excerpt from a recent speech by Stephen Colecchi, Director of the Office of International…
May 21, 2015, 1:00 PM
  I met Oscar Romero most memorably, most personally on a winter day in 2003 on the coast of Massachusetts.  Of course, I didn’t meet him “in person.”  At the time I was on a silent retreat spending days in prayer…
May 19, 2015, 6:09 PM
In the six years since the inception of the Obama administration’s detention reform initiative in 2009, the number of immigrant detainees per year has risen to more than 400,000, the administration has opened immense new family detention…
May 14, 2015, 6:38 PM
Andrea Price One highlight during my internship this year with the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities has been researching some inspiring examples of how colleges and universities are making a difference in their communities…
May 13, 2015, 1:30 PM
 Jason Adkins As we mark the 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Voting Rights Act, which is one of the most important and effective pieces of civil rights legislation enacted in this country’s history, more work needs to be done…
May 7, 2015, 5:26 PM
This week, Pope Francis released his prayer for the Jubilee Year of Mercy, which is December 8, 2015 through November 20, 2016. The beautiful prayer is a call “to go forth,” transformed by the Father’s mercy and Jesus’…