Father Ken Doyle writes the Catholic News Service column "Question Corner." He is based in Albany, N.Y.
Given the fact that the holy name is so often and so casually abused in today's world, perhaps all of us have a duty to ask the Lord's forgiveness and seek to make reparation. Monday, September 26, 2016
A recent study reported in The New York Times (Aug. 3) determined that people who read books live an average of almost two years longer than nonreaders. Indeed, the lives of readers are likely to be not only longer but deeper.
The Hyde Amendment is 40 years old this year. It undoubtedly has saved many lives. But the Democratic Party officially wants to repeal it, against the wishes of pro-life Democrats and almost everyone else.
We give thanks to God for sending us a dear friend, a loving godmother, a doting grandmother, a wise adviser and a staunch supporter. We will always have a place at our table, and a soft spot in our heart, for our beloved godmother.