This new, full color graphic book brings the story of the nation's first identified black priest to life in a 48-page, 12-by-9-inch novel aimed at helping young people and adults learn about Fr. Augustus Tolton's extraordinary life.

Abortion is the hot-button issue of the day. Who among us can rationally argue that the protection of human life — at its core and despite wars of politics or economics — is NOT inherent to human nature? Why do we have so many ERs? Why do we condemn murder, manslaughter and cannibalism?

A new book defines what interreligious dialogue should not be and what it can be, and the deepening of our own Catholic faith that can happen through dialogue with the religious "other."

Dr. Martino takes the notion of faith and truth and paints broad-strokes directly into the secular world.

Images and architecture, he writes, can teach us and lead us to prayer as do the Scriptures, acting as "stimuli" to encounter God's presence as a feast.

Each chapter highlights a particular month's religious themes, traditions, feasts and special saints and offers unique gardening lore such as creating a home garden with the theme of the Stations of the Cross.

Say the words, “Roman Catholic,” and what are the first images that pop into people’s minds?

With a deeper understanding of Church social doctrine and the willful act of putting away our useless pride, we can cease being Republicans or Democrats first and cease looking at the world only through a nationalistic lens.

A mother of two reviews an array of morally suitable books for children ages 3-14 that might keep them busy for a few minutes this summer.

We all love journey stories, especially those that tell us how someone got to where they are and those that remind us of our own journeys.


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