Home Editorial

Editorial

Editorial
Your diocesan newspaper: An invaluable, but not inevitable, resource Print E-mail
Written by Lou Jacquet   
Friday, 04 February 2011 00:00

One supposes it is no news to say that all of our lives have been shaped by events which may seem insignificant at the time but turn out to be quite important later. Such an event that shaped my life took place in 1988, when I took a job at a daily newspaper in Fort Wayne, Ind., after a decade in the Catholic press.

 

Read more...
 
Pope John Paul II’s sainthood cause: A reflection Print E-mail
Written by Lou Jacquet   
Friday, 21 January 2011 14:46

When word came out recently that the Catholic Church had taken the first major step toward sainthood by beatifying the late Karol Wojtyla, the predictable litany of voices against the process and the man came forth as no surprise.

 

Read more...
 
Cholera outbreak in Haiti: One too many miseries Print E-mail
Written by Lou Jacquet   
Friday, 29 October 2010 00:00

Not cholera. Not there. Not now.

That was the thought that came to mind this week when the news broke that there has been an outbreak of cholera in Haiti, that desperately poor Caribbean nation so devastated by a massive 7.0 earthquake in January that leveled the capital of Port-au-Prince, killed upwards of 300,000, and left a million or more homeless.

Read more...
 
Worthless voter ‘opinion surveys’ fill the nation’s mailboxes Print E-mail
Written by Lou Jacquet   
Friday, 15 October 2010 00:00

We know that Catholics are called by virtue of their baptism to be active in the world, including the world of politics, as the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has repeatedly reminded us in their “Faithful Citizenship: A Catholic Call to Political Responsibility” documents every four years.

Read more...
 
«StartPrev1234567NextEnd»

Page 3 of 7
 

Church Budget Envelope & Mailing Co.

Please update your Flash Player to view content.
You need to install Adobe Flash Player to view ads.
Please update your Flash Player to view content.