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Saving Our Battered Earth

by Christopher Heffron on 7/18/17 7:00 AM

There is a line in the encyclical “Laudato Si’” that is as bold as the man who wrote it: “A...

10 Things to Know about Islam

by Christopher Heffron on 5/26/17 7:00 AM

There is a line in the holy Quran that edifies just as it disarms us: “O people of the Book!...

And (Equal) Justice for All

by Christopher Heffron on 4/25/17 7:00 AM

I'll never forget watching news footage in late 2014 as Robert P. McCulloch, prosecuting...

Pigskin and Peddling: The Super Bowl and Human Trafficking

by Christopher Heffron on 2/3/17 7:00 AM

Sharon was a 19-year-old runaway on a New York City subway when a man approached her, offering...

The Truth about the Sacrament of Reconciliation

by Christopher Heffron on 2/2/17 7:00 AM
Photo: David Marcu.

I have a confession to make: I haven’t been to Confession in 30 years. And...

The NAACP: Letting Freedom Reign

by Christopher Heffron on 2/1/17 7:00 AM

Rosa Parks changed history when she refused to yield her seat on that Montgomery, Alabama, bus...

God: A Remedy for Our Sins

by Christopher Heffron on 12/27/16 7:00 AM

I am a sinner.

As a 10-year-old, I remember eyeing a miniature Cincinnati Reds baseball bat at...

Is it OK to Celebrate Halloween?

by Christopher Heffron on 10/31/16 7:26 AM

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Finding Saint Francis and Saint Clare

by Christopher Heffron on 10/4/16 7:00 AM

The Swiss Air flight from Zurich to Rome is the last stretch on a journey that’s proven one...

Pope Francis: Love Is His Mission

by Christopher Heffron on 7/10/16 7:00 AM
Image: Pope Francis embraces Franciscan Father Ernest Simoni during a visit to Tirana, Albania,...