Hearing the gospel preached every day with such eloquence and power -- while seeing it lived with such authenticity and integrity -- showed me how far I fall short of the things I most dearly and deeply believe.
It was after the meeting, back out in the real world, when I saw Faith take our message of bisexual visibility and respect and turn it into a love chant that could drown out even the most vocal of detractors.
The most common kind of identity theft is fraud involving government benefits or documents, such as Social Security cards, passports and driver's licenses. Other types of fraud involve credit cards, phone or utility accounts, banks and employment.
Whether Pope Francis was addressing the U.S. Congress, the United Nations, or making speeches on difficult global issues like immigration, refugees, climate change, and war or visiting students, memorials, or joining with thousands of families at public events, his genuine voice and his presence was heard in America this week.
It was the hope of organizers to spur enthusiasm to rally for a common cause to reduce energy usage, as well as encourage politicians and major corporations to put policies in place that would work toward creating a more environmentally friendly world for all.
At the formal welcoming ceremony on the South Lawn at the White House, a very traditional template was transformed by the "Vicar of Christ," whose presence turned everyone's language to one reference after another to those Christ called "the least of these" in the 25th chapter of Matthew.
Pope Francis' historic address in Congress brought thousands of people from all over the world clamoring for a chance to see him and hear what he had to say to the American people.
When I initially decided to tackle one of the roles in Forsaken Angels, I thought I'd be spared from the difficult scenes. I thought going with the HUGE stretch of playing a 12-year-old in writer/director William Leary's drama about sexual trafficking meant I'd be safe.
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Affirming the government's right to control firearms is one thing; affirming a silly and useless gun regulation is something else.
Since childhood, I have been interested in journalism and politics. When I was in my early teens, I frequently watched the early local news. Now as a young adult, attending school in Washington, D.C. I can take advantage of a plethora of journalistic opportunities.
From the beginning of his tenure as pope, Francis has used his position to change our conversations about what, and who, is important. In his words and his actions, he has challenged narratives and assumptions about the Catholic church, the world economic order, immigration, and the environment -- to name a few issues.
While many adults 50 and over choose to visit the beach, take a cruise or explore Europe during their vacations, some are looking to take the road less traveled and are literally putting their money where their mouth is.
Lobster's place in America has evolved throughout its existence, and along the way, we've put plenty of new spins on the dish.
When President Obama goes to Paris to plead with the world for action on climate change in December, the market will be undercutting him at home, as more and more electricity is being generated by natural gas for no better reason than it's cheap.
The fact that composer/vocalist Mike Kelleher just released "Mélange," an aptly named album of mixed genres, would be more newsworthy than saying he comes off as a genuinely decent person. But in these cynical times, it's actually relevant - especially given his line of work.