As a former Catholic and devoted mom, I work to encourage my adult children to feel guilty at every turn. So I was delighted to see this item today at the Wall Street Journal, asserting that people who are guilt-prone are actually pretty awesome.
Day: October 11, 2012
What do young people have to say in response to the recent Pew poll showing that religious affiliation is in sharp decline in the United States, particularly among their age group? The New York Times asked readers 13 and younger to respond to this today at its Student Opinion blog, and drew strong reactions from […]
Melinda Hennenberger presents an excellent piece at washingtonpost.com analyzing how Joe Biden and Paul Ryan incorporate their Catholic faith very differently when it comes to public policy — most notably on abortion.
Christians err when they fall into the trap of believing that charity should be based on whether those in need deserve help or not, contends Rachel Johnson, writing at Patheos.com. This is important to consider as we debate public policy on poverty issues. In a piece titled “Jesus Doesn’t Care or Why Liberals Need Christ,” […]
The Austin American-Statesman has an inspiring story about Cafe Divine, serving up delicious food and job training at St. David’s Episcopal Church:
Philip, Deacon and Evangelist Acts 8:26-40 Philip was just a bit fey that day — following a whim, blown by an angel. He could have been murdered or worse, out there all by himself on the lonely wilderness road. Instead he met a most strange and mind-boggling entourage traveling in a carriage. Perhaps there was […]