Jesus was a liberal. He sided with underdogs. He championed little people, not the privileged and powerful. "Blessed are the poor" was one of his maxims. He told a noble: "Sell all that thou hast, and distribute unto the poor."
DALLAS - Fr. Roch Kereszty may seem like just another monk at Cistercian Abbey in Irving, Tex. Nothing is unusual about how he leans on his cane; nothing different about how he'll greet you with a warm smile. The only thing that really stands out is his deep Hungarian accent when he strikes up a conversation.
Seasons change and I'm in a different one myself, but the countdown to Thanksgiving and Christmas still reminds me of the busy season with a household of young'uns. I recall the countless hours of rushing from school to games to practices to meetings, to work and back to the chores at home. This is for those of you who are where I've been.
PASS CHRISTIAN -- Harry Toussaint, his staff and volunteers of Goodwill Missionary Baptist Church, plan to serve a Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings to anyone who would like to join the fellowship.
U.S. Catholic bishops overwhelmingly approved their internal and political agendas for the coming years - but only after a vocal minority of bishops appointed by Pope Francis questioned Tuesday whether bishops were really following the pontiff's dramatic focus on mercy, the poor and the planet.
CHICAGO - Sister Alicia Torres became the "Chopped" champion on the Food Network's reality TV cooking show, winning $10,000 for Our Lady of the Angels Mission to provide more home-cooked meals for neighbors in Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood.
U.S. Catholic bishops gathered here Monday listened as colleagues sounded alarms over the spread of legalized same-sex marriage and pornography while lamenting what they see are the erosion of religious liberties.