Bill Longstaff: Sister Simone for pope

What you may ask is a non-Catholic, indeed a non-Christian, doing recommending someone for pope. Well, it’s partly tongue-in-cheek, of course, even if American Sister Simone Campbell might very well make a better pope than anyone else around, including Francis himself. I am quite aware that the Catholic Church, immersed in misogyny as it is, ...

Left Over: Why I AM Freaking Out at the Possibility of Romney…

Why I’m not freaking out about the idea of a Mitt Romney presidency I’m not complacent: bad things would happen. But I also have faith that, despite partisan politics, America arcs toward progress – a blog from Ana-Marie Cox posted in the Guardian online Nov. 5, 2012 Well, glad your denial carries you forward…but it’s ...