Will the Catholic Church seize the opportunity to create a safer world for kids?
The document covers a number of other issues, but it’s clearly meant to send a signal to the hierarchy that the pope has a new program in mind.
Among his first acts as pontiff, Pope Francis ordered every diocese in the world to survey Catholics for their attitudes about any number of controversial issues, including marriage equality, contraception and divorce. The gathering of bishops will discuss the results of those surveys.
Cameron Conaway believes that if Pope Francis were Mr. Francis the junior high teacher, he’d be lambasted and ridiculed by about 35% of the US population.
England and Wales are now among the small number of countries in which gay marriage is not only recognized but legal.
Britain’s top Catholic cleric thinks the church should lift the ban on Roman Catholic priests marrying.
Christian Piatt asserts that the church needs to prove its commitment to the poor and the marginalized.
John Henderson believes the key to success can be learned from three different, but successful men. — How do you define success? If you haven’t already defined what success means to you, then you will[Read More...]
Leo Babauta reminds us that a break from digital communication is refreshing. It clears your life of the noise, and allows you to find quiet, to focus on the important, to be at peace.
Being forward and going after what you want in life is essential to success in any realm; it puts everything out on the table and does not beat around the bush, therefore, giving you more opportunities.
Globalization has a funny way of firing up nationalists—and racism, nativism and parochialism are the result.
How should a man express this need?
Jesse Kornbluth reviews an old-time classic by Ernest Hemingway.
Thomas Fiffer poses the one question that just might save your next relationship.
Tom North, of the famous blended Beardsley family, reveals the real story behind the happy pictures—a tale of disconnection and abuse.
Men do a lot for love but we don’t always get to hear about it. We asked men: “Tell us something you’ve done for love” and they answered. Beautifully.
When this football player came out, he was not expecting the support he got. Don’t thank Michael Sam. This happened more than 4 years ago.
A comet collision with Earth with catastrophic results is inevitable. We have the technology to avoid it, but do we have the global cooperation and will?
Filling your child with love, by Jon Vaughn.
This funny video reminds us that our curiosity isn’t more important than people’s right to privacy!
Hollywood heavyweight Paul Lazarus shifts gears and draws attention to a mind-bendingly brilliant invention that could save the lives of hundreds of millions.
Using Membership Rewards® from American Express, my family can experience a whole lot of things that might have otherwise been out of reach.
Here was an outsider people seemed to love, while I was one everyone seemed to barely tolerate.
What would you do if you met the grim reaper face-to-face? If you’re Jackie Summers, you decide to pay very very close attention.
U.S. Marine Jonathan Buzin is emerging from a suicidal depression. He’s learned that forced positivity only makes things worse. Pain demands to be felt.
One successful entrepreneur reflects on his last conversations with his father, who died unexpectedly at 54, and vows not to live a life of regrets.