Ramsey County dropped criminal charges against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis for failing to protect three boys from an abusive priest Wednesday and released documents that disclosed a social connection between that priest and former Archbishop John Nienstedt.
Arvind Khetia, Hindu engineer: Like all negative impulses of the mind, the habit of stealing results from greed, selfishness and discontent. Stealing has a corrosive effect on one's moral character and consequently makes one's spiritual aspirations ineffective.
Four teens and two chaperones departed for Poland on July 20, 2016, on a pilgrimage to Krakow, Poland, in time for World Youth Day, where they hope to see Pope Francis. The group is from St. Francis By The Sea Catholic Church on Hilton Head Island. They plan to send communiques about their trip, which we will update here.
At 22, Wahabba Husain had never worn a headscarf. As she walked into the classroom at Al-Huda, an all-female Pakistani institute for Islamic studies, on a December afternoon in 2014, she felt a pang of worry.
Rabbi Mark H. Levin, founder, Congregation Beth Torah: The answer is unequivocally "yes." The Torah commands rejoicing on festivals (Deuteronomy 16:11, 14), and Psalm 104:15 teaches that God provides wine for human joy. But there are other sources of happiness as well.
I was standing amid forty-four thousand people at Baltimore’s Camden Yards last weekend, about to sing the National Anthem, when the announcer asked for a moment of silence for the loss of life in Louisiana, Minnesota and Texas. He called for national unity and asked that we stand still for about 20 seconds before the Star Spangled Banner began.
More than 1,500 people gathered at Honey Horn on Hilton Head Island to celebrate July 4, eat hot dogs, listen to live music, torpedo down giant inflatable water slides, and get to know their neighbors a little better.
President Barack Obama’s recent visit to Hiroshima provides us with an opportunity to reflect upon not only the historic significance of this eventbut also to consider the atomic bomb as a sober warning toward the future of humankind.
It has been 366 days since the Emanuel Nine lost their lives on June 17, 2015. On the one-year anniversary of one of the most tragic killings in South Carolina history, hundreds of people returned to Charleston’s TD Arena to remember the lives that were taken and to honor those left behind.