An aerial view shows houses of a farm submerged in floodwater in 2013 near Burghausen, Germany. Catholics participating in the Peoples Climate Movement march April 29 in the nation's capital will be able to pray at a Mass and visit their representatives on Capitol Hill to discuss the issue of climate change. CNS photo/Peter Kneffel, EPA
Humanity faces a crisis today to restore and sustain a healthy natural environment. The crisis is evidenced in increasing global temperatures, alterations in water distribution, increase in severe weather, loss of arable land, extinction of species. More ... Tuesday, April 25, 2017
The Word of God could not be clearer. We are to love our neighbors, including aliens, as we love ourselves. Knowing this simple truth and carrying it out in our personal lives – and as a matter of public policy – is a different matter.
The federal government, having observed shameless efforts by mass-media marketers to use children to separate parents from their money, has had to step in repeatedly over the past 40-plus years with laws and regulations to stop this kind of exploitation. That was the subject of the previous “TV Eye” column.
In January, there was the Women's March, in which many women took part to affirm human equality and diversity -- often unaware that the march's premier sponsor was abortion giant Planned Parenthood. More ... Monday, April 3, 2017
It's a real temptation to act like our own problems are groundbreaking and unique, that our path is ours alone and that the answers can't possibly be as simple as people say -- and have always said. Our resistance to doing the right thing is even stronger, it seems, when the answers literally have been etched in stone for centuries.