October 4, 2019

Catholics can offer calming voice in a time of fiery political debates

Catholics -- clergy, religious and laypeople in the pews -- can utilize the values of their faith to overcome the increasing fiery rhetoric emerging because of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump's actions, several Catholic observers said.
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Supreme Court agrees to take up Louisiana abortion case this term

The Supreme Court announced Oct. 4, just three days before it begins its new term, that it will add an abortion case to its docket.
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On feast of St. Francis, pope joins Amazonians to plant tree at Vatican

Pope Francis joined Amazonian church workers and indigenous people Oct. 4, the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, to plant a tree in the Vatican Gardens.
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Why our son is in seminary

A mother and father share their reasons for supporting their son's exploration of the priesthood.
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Mount St. Mary’s welcomes professor’s service dog

To David Karn’s accounting students at Mount St. Mary’s University, everything seems perfectly normal. Duchess, his service dog, lays tucked behind his desk, unseen – just as she is supposed to be.
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