Along with many in this country and around the world, I mourn the loss of Barbara Bush, the former first lady who died April 17 at the age of 92. In my few and brief encounters with her, I always found her to be kind and gracious. More ... Friday, April 20, 2018
Stephen Hawking died last month. He was a brilliant and influential physicist responsible for, among other things, the conclusion that black holes emit energy that we now call "Hawking radiation." More ... Friday, April 20, 2018
The Americas are one landmass. The fates of its states and its people are inseparable. America does not merely stretch from sea to shining sea, but from Cape Horn to the northern ice caps. More ... Thursday, April 19, 2018
"Evangelii Gaudium," "Amoris Laetitia" and, now, "Gaudete et Exsultate." What do they have in common? They were written by Pope Francis? Yes. They are apostolic exhortations? Yes. More important? Joy. More ... Monday, April 16, 2018
Cecile Richards, who plans to retire this year as president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, has authored a self-congratulatory memoir called "Make Trouble." More ... Friday, April 13, 2018
It was one among a forest of signs at the recent "March for Our Lives" in Washington, D.C., that attracted hundreds of thousands of demonstrators, but it caught my attention.
Has the eruption of gun control activism following the spate of school shootings, most recently in Parkland, Florida, provided an opportunity for the pro-life movement? If so, will pro-lifers seize it?