The Tomatoes

My friend in the countryside sent me home with two tomato plants, for she feels she has too many in her greenhouse. It is a truth universally acknowledged in Scotland that a tomato plant without a greenhouse perishes in the damp summer weather. We don’t have a...

On the Limits of Identity Politics

By Jennifer Fitz | Over the past several months, my social media feeds have gone topsy-turvy, and a conversation in a hotel parking lot sums it up. I was having my morning coffee and this guy was also having his coffee, out in… Read the Whole Article at its...

Sagrada Familia invites medical workers to attend July 4 reopening

The Sagrada Família, designed by Antoni Gaudí, will reopen its doors on July 4 following a more than 100-day closure due to the coronavirus crisis. The unfinished basilica, which was forced to close to tourists March 13, will offer free entry to medical workers and...

‘God bless America’ – Popes speak to the United States

CNA Staff, Jul 3, 2020 / 11:20 am (CNA).- Pope John Paul II, Pope Benedict XVI, and Pope Francis each made apostolic visitations to the United States during the course of their pontificates. As the United States celebrates Independence Day, CNA remembers words to...

Kanye calls God into 2020’s chaos in ‘Wash Us In The Blood’ 

For “horizontal” minds committed to fixing society’s ills, turning a blind eye to what lies beyond it, it’s a bracingly spiritual song that reminds us of deeper currents: the world, the flesh, and the devil. Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Actor Gerard Butler’s aid helps spread love everywhere

When Hollywood actor Gerard Butler struck a friendship with Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow after presenting him with a CNN Heroes award back in 2010, creating a documentary together wasn’t on the radar for either of them. Read the Whole Article at its Original...