She’s been ignored, dismissed, and misunderstood. But the story of Easter makes it clear that Mary was Jesus’ most faithful friend.
You can’t admire Pope Francis without acknowledging that the path he’s taking demands that we change.
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In this 1964 photo, Sergent Shriver posed with his family at the Shriver home near Rockville, Md. From left are: … Continued
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Professor and author Christopher M. Fairman [“The case against banning the word ‘retard,’ ” Outlook, Feb. 14] made good arguments … Continued
Chubbs Stillman, a special education high school senior, would make Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. proud. When Dr. King invited … Continued
“Silent Night” may be the words to our most popular Christmas song, but they don’t describe our Christmas season. The … Continued
In August, my mother died. So did her last living brother, my uncle. I haven’t written a word since then. … Continued
Amid all the babble about Sarah Palin’s recent resignation as Alaska’s governor and amid all the speculation about her potential … Continued
In recent days, President Barack Obama has led a series of discussions and events on fatherhood. “There is no excuse,” … Continued
I love the idea that President Obama wants judges who have empathy. What a refreshing litmus test. Of course, candidates … Continued
Imagine waking up tomorrow and reading that 750 children in Washington under the age of four died overnight of the … Continued
Last week, Christians and Jews celebrated the holy days of Passover and Easter. One of the many lessons of these … Continued
Last week, President Obama thrust Special Olympics athletes and their families into a national discussion about the boundaries of humor … Continued
The facts are now clear. Bernard Madoff will spend the rest of his life in jail because of the elaborate … Continued