Supporters mourn Roman Catholic priest imprisoned for burning draft files in protest against Vietnam war.
On May 17, 1968, a group of antiwar activists entered the Selective Service office on the second floor of the Knights of Columbus building in Catonsville, Md. While clerks watched in amazement, nine Roman Catholics peaceably procured armsful of local draft records. Show More Summary
The Rev. Daniel Berrigan, a Roman Catholic priest and peace activist who was imprisoned for burning draft files in a protest against the Vietnam War, died Saturday. He was 94. Berrigan died at Murray-Weigel Hall, a Jesuit healthcare community in New York, after a long illness, according to Michael...
Vietnam war protester, Catholic priest Daniel Berrigan dies at age 94.
The Rev. Daniel Berrigan, a Roman Catholic priest and peace activist who was imprisoned for burning draft files in a protest against the Vietnam War, died Saturday. He was 94. Berrigan died at Murray-Weigel Hall, a Jesuit health care community in New York City after a "long illness," according...
Father Berrigan was a leader of civil disobedience protests and a goad to the Catholic conscience.
The mainstream media is a scary place, and I can’t find fault with Catholics who ignore it as much as possible, preferring to stick with Catholic blogs, TV networks, publications, etc. But as a revert, and an entertainment journalist, I’ve spent the bulk of my adult life up to my eyebrows in the mainstream media. [...]
James Rapp (left), who taught at Jackson Lumen Christi High School in south central Michigan in the 1980s, pleaded no contest to criminal sexual conduct for raping and molesting his students.
The next weekly instalment of On The Doors with Irish News Political Correspondent, John Manley and this week we were joined by Security Correspondent, Allison Morris. This week we talked about the Sinn Fein manifesto, Labour and the Catholic Church.
Occasionally, I get asked about non-canonical literature; the books which for one reason or another are not included among the core canon — either Protestant or Orthodox or Roman Catholic — available in modern Bibles. My first piece of advice on this is really basic: Don’t get interested in any of these unless you know […]
Victims confronted a former Roman Catholic priest in court Friday as he was sentenced to at least 20 years in prison for sexually abusing students at a Michigan high school in the 1980s.
Recently I returned to my high school in Pittsburgh for a reunion of its storied speech and debate society (officially known as the Central Catholic Forensic Society, which sounds as if it’s training teenage crime scene investigators). Reminiscing about my debating days reminded me of a distinction...
May 1, Sixth Sunday of Easter Cycle C. Readings: 1) Acts 15:1-2, 22-29 Psalm 67:2-3, 5-6, 8 2) Revelation 21:10-14, 22-23 Gospel: John 14:23-29 By Jeff Hensley Catholic News Service The college student I was interviewing for an article in the North Texas Daily at the University of […]
The Real O’Neals, ABC’s new anti-Catholic sitcom scored at least 18 big name sponsors in spite of repeated poor ratings, reports the Catholic League. But the show is still losing one major advertiser. Goya originally sponsored but backed out and promised not to advertise on the show after the Catholic League met with the company. Show More Summary
“Inequality is the root of all evil,” said left-wing senator Barbara Boxer recently, while lecturing a Catholic priest about Catholicism.
Colombia became the fourth South American country to allow same-sex marriage when the constitutional court definitively legalized it. The Catholic country follows Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay in formally recognizing the rights of same-sex couples to marry. “The judges affirmed by a majority...
ExperienceMercy.com invites parishes nationwide to co-sponsor billboards in their community.
Prof. Robert Spaemann, a close friend of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, says Amoris Laetitia directly contradicts St. John Paul II’s teaching.
An Illinois public school that requires students who ride the bus to arrive early for optional religious instruction at a Roman Catholic parish has agreed to discontinue the practice in response to a legal challenge.
"... and had sons named James Allan (although one spelled the middle name with a single 'l'). Another pair—one brought up Jewish, in Trinidad, and the other Catholic, in Nazi Germany, where he joined the Hitler Youth—wore blue shirts with epaulets and four pockets, and shared peculiar obsessive behaviors, such as flushing the toilet before using it. Show More Summary