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.
Love is already a strange thing, but have you ever thought about the words people use towards their significant others? Cashie Rohaly draws attention to 6 weird phrases used by lovers.
Erin Chack of Buzzfeed shares the photos of possibly the most interesting significant others of all time.
A culture of aggression exists and men can stand up and say “That’s NOT cool!”
Equity and inclusion in higher education requires more than hashtags and presidential initiatives. It’s going to take commitment on the part of the educators.
Subverting heterosexual narratives, challenging the black and white of good and evil, and turning worn out hero myths on their heads; all in a day’s escape for this novelist.
It appears that our greatest flaw is that we forge an identity with our possessions and relationships.
Communities are making noise about climate change. Hopefully leaders are listening.
Ken Goldstein shares with us a video and story emphasizing the good that comes from foster care and adoption. He encourages us to share this movement.
Spoon Jackson gives the insider opinion on the main areas for reform in the US prison system.
Simple solutions often prove the most effective, least expensive, and by far the quickest with limited aggravation.
Meir Kalmansan is conducting a social experiment that seeks to break through the big city blues and connect with isolated New Yorkers. How? By giving unsuspecting strangers high-fives.
Mike Kasdan speaks with the NBA’s Caron Butler and learns that athletes can rise above and be role models.
Often I’ll find myself listening to songs specifically because I think they are the perfect accompaniment to the film scene version of what I’m doing at that moment.
Cameron Conaway isn’t a car guy, but when he attended Cadillac’s media drive for the 2015 ATS Coupe he felt the pull to become one.
Anne Theriault promises her young son that no matter how he expresses his gender or sexuality, she’ll stand by him.
Connected sex is what I’m after and what drives my fulfilling feelings. I get closeness from sex. I get relaxation and bonding from sex.
If Walt Whitman had lived in a different time, he might’ve written Perry Brass’s celebration of the boy in all of us.