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Popular columnist Steve Kent ends his run of weekly columns with a final reflection. He will trade his consideration of Catholic issues for retirement and a weekly dose of humility on the golf course.
A young woman with a terminal brain cancer diagnosis wants to commit suicide. A seminarian at St. Charles Seminary, who is studying for the priesthood for the Diocese of Raleigh, is also facing terminal brain cancer. He writes a personal and theological perspective on life, suffering, death and everyday miracles.
Columnist Effie Caldarola found a program to help refugee families through a State Department program. The list of her refugee family’s needs was long, as they need everything. She sees a chance to tell that family and others that we care about them.
In confronting the quandary of Iraq and Syria, President Barack Obama is tasked with choosing the least worst among a number of awful policy options.
In a spiritual chicken-and-egg dilemma, Erick Rommel ponders a prayer for strength in life: Does a person’s strength come from prayer or from inner fortitude? Or, did prayer create that inner fortitude?
There are many issues on the minds of Catholic voters in this election, writes Amy Hill of the Pa. Catholic Conference. Read the positions of the gubernatorial candidates, Gov. Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf, before Election Day Nov. 4.
Firms have an obligation to pay a wage to workers for the means to support a family, argues Steve Kent. This in an age when corporate profits are at their highest in 85 years and wages at their lowest in 65 years.