July 22, 2015

Media-savvy bishop-designate gets appointment in Los Angeles

Father Robert E. Barron, a media savvy priest, will be moving to the heart of the television industry.
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Deacon John Parrish remembered for hands-on style

A funeral Mass for Deacon John Parrish, who ministered at Resurrection of Our Lord in Laurel for 16 years, was offered June 10 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Charlotte, N.C.
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World’s mayors head to Vatican, vow to tackle climate change, poverty

City mayors from around the world gathered at the Vatican to pledge they will take real action on climate change and poverty.
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Pornography is sexualizing nation’s children, say speakers

Pornography is sexualizing the innocence of the nation's young children, causing a race to adulthood before the end of childhood. "Our entire culture is getting our girls porn ready," said Gail Dines, a professor of sociology and women's studies. "It hypersexualizes them at a young age."
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Crabs may taste best at the beach, but we’ll take them however they come

Every year when we go to the beach we pick one night and get steamed crabs.This year, though, the week got away from us and—as so often seems to happen on vacation—we ran out of times to eat. So we decided not to buy crabs.Our sons were disappointed.“But Mama,” I
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