TORONTO – Education is for girls, or at least that's how the majority of young boys see it, says Jim Brown.
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One of the best-selling living Canadian authors over the last four months has been a 96-year-old nun who lives in Chofu City, Tokyo, and teaches women's Bible study classes.
MONTREAL – William Kokesch, a Montreal permanent deacon who served nearly 10 years as a communications director for Canada's Catholic bishops, faces child pornography charges.
As momentum builds to implement new limits on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips, the U.S. Catholic bishops say they want "reasonable restrictions" on gun ownership without infringing upon Second Amendment rights.
BERLIN – Germany's Catholic bishops criticized the country's growing arms industry and urged greater commitment to settling the world's armed conflicts.
Even with 45,000 people – mostly young adults – gathered in St. Peter's Square, one could hear the sound of splashing water from the square's two decorative fountains.
TORONTO – Being married matters to the health of mothers and possibly to the health of their children, a new study by Marcelo Urquia has found.
Living Water College of the Arts will offer three fine arts programs next summer, including iconography and sacred choral music.
Journalists typically cope with the slow news season at Christmas and New Year's by engaging in a wrap-up of the year-that-was and predictions for the year-to-come. The first task is journalistically safe, while the latter is an adventure, one almost certain to go awry in its details.
Concerning taste, there should be no disputes. St. Augustine wrote those words 1,700 years ago and their truth applies not just to taste in food, but also to taste in literature. Not everyone's soul is fed in the same way and we eventually gravitate towards where we are fed.