Story | Dec 16, 2013
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Story | Dec 20, 2013In the seven years Stephen L. Goldstein and I have been writing our dueling columns, we have always concurred on one thing: The two of us have as much right as Time magazine to pick a "Person of the Year," and today we are naming our respective choices. As in previous years, neither of us knew the other's pick until we saw it in print.
Story | Nov 24, 2013
Many years ago I was tasked to reflect on a story from Luke's gospel. (Luke 17:11-19) It is the story of the ten lepers who were cleansed. Only one of those who were cleansed returned to Jesus giving thanks. The one who does return is a Samaritan. Jesus...
Story | Nov 15, 2013 | 3:39 PM
Pope Francis has received praise from all quarters for pausing to hold a severely disfigured man. While receiving an audience in St. Peter's Square, Francis spent several minutes comforting and praying with the unnamed person, who sufferers from...
Story | Oct 7, 2013 | 11:00 AM
In response to the article headlined, "Pope convenes cardinals to fight 'leprosy of papacy'" (Oct. 2), I take offense. I have some very close friends who spent their late teens and early 20s at the Gillis W. Long Hansen's Disease (Leprosy) Center in...