A major study published Dec. 7 in the New England Journal of Medicine concludes that hormonal contraception increases the risk of breast cancer for women.
Several years ago, I received an email that literally stopped my breath. A man who had been for many years an intellectual and faith mentor to me, a man whom I thoroughly trusted, and a man with whom I had developed a life-giving friendship, had killed both his wife and himself in a murder-suicide. The news left me gasping for air, paralyzed in terms of how to understand and accept this as well as how to pray in the face of this.
On Independence Day, I saw many in the Badger State wearing red, white, and blue. Like some of you, I “liked” statements on social media asserting national pride and joined in singing patriotic songs at Mass.
Recently, I was asked to write an opinion piece for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on what seems to be an emergence of anti-Catholic prejudice.