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Challenges to Clinics Serving the Poor

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 06.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert Whitcomb

The Affordable Care Act, in increasing the emphasis on primary care while more closely integrating it with acute care, will almost certainly increase the importance of FQHC's and other nonhospital treatment centers.

Want to Travel Smarter? Try Mass Transit

Christopher Elliott | Posted 01.29.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

"Take advantage of surface transportation systems -- trains, streetcars, and buses," she says. Why? Because it's often not only the fastest way to get from point "A" to point "B" but it's also the best way to learn about a place.

The Significance of Baseball for People Who Don't Care about Baseball

Tom Alderman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Tom Alderman

It's October and the boys of summer are heading for the World Series Fall Classic. So it's fitting to ask, what is it about this ball-and-stick game that is so deeply embedded in our culture -- with influence well beyond the actual sport of baseball?

The Power of Faith

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Joe Peyronnin

St. Thomas More Catholic Church, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, serves some of New York's most prominent families. But these well-connected and widely traveled parishioners were moved to tears at Sunday's 12:30 pm mass.

New England's Ultimate Road Trip: Rolling Along Route 7

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.03.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Rout 7 is U.S. highway, but it doesn't read like it was ever a road for moving goods or getting where you need to go.

"Gone Fishing"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 10.22.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima If legendary composer George Gershwin had also been a fisherman, one of his greatest works might have been "Porgy and Bass." I could...

"Grumpy's Guide to Grandparenting"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.24.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Ever since my adorable little granddaughter was born in March, I thought I knew everything there was to know about being a grandfathe...

Jesus, The New York Review Of Books And Mass

Donna Schaper | Posted 07.01.2013 | Religion
Donna Schaper

I read something about transubstantiation, and it got me to thinking. In fact, I can't stop thinking about it.

Is a Hot Object Heavier Than a Cold One?

Quora | Posted 04.21.2013 | Science
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Frank Heile, Physicist, Software Engineer, Consciousness Theory Yes. If you have absolutely ...

Kilogram Has Put On Weight, Scientists Say

Posted 01.07.2013 | Science

By: Tia Ghose Published: 01/06/2013 07:55 PM EST on LiveScience The kilogram may need to go on a diet. The international standard, a cylinder-shap...

Msgr. Weiss: He Was There

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 02.19.2013 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

Msgr. Weiss became the face of compassion to victims' families, to parishioners, townspeople, and, through the media, the entire world.

Romney Supporter and YouTube Sensation Trisha Paytas Elaborates on Her Political Beliefs in Exclusive Interview

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.11.2012 | Technology
Shira Lazar

LA YouTuber Trisha Paytas has become something of an Internet sensation after she gave her official endorsement to presidential candidate Mitt Romney in a video this past week.

WATCH: What If Everyone On Earth Jumped At Same Time?

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.26.2012 | Science

It's kind of a scary question: what would happen if everyone on Earth jumped at precisely the same moment? A giant tsunami-inducing earthquake? Would ...

Man Lifts Up SUV To Save Trapped Friend (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.22.2012 | Impact

You know those emergencies that supposedly turn ordinary people into Superman? Carlos Castro can now don a red cape and tights if he wants. Nobody on ...

The Christmas Welcome Mat

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 02.23.2012 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

The Mass is special, a statement of the community drawn together by something and Someone larger than itself. The pageantry of Christmas reminds us that Mass is not a routine event, that it holds special meaning.

Goodbye To The "Old" Mass?

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 01.24.2012 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

It would be odd, therefore, not to acknowledge some sadness over the passing of something so central to Catholic life as what will soon be called the "old" Sacramentary.

4 Spiritual Tips To Help You Adapt To The New Catholic Mass

Mary DeTurris Poust | Posted 10.29.2011 | Religion
Mary DeTurris Poust

If we approach the changes with an open mind and, more importantly, an open heart, we just might find our connection to the Mass reinvigorated for the first time in years.

World Youth Day: The Joy of Being In the Presence of God

Michael Rossmann, SJ | Posted 10.21.2011 | Religion
Michael Rossmann, SJ

After seeing the Pope and encountering over a million fellow young people who share their faith, many young people explicitly attest to feeling as if they have been in the presence of God.

Julianne McCrery, Texas Mom, Charged in Death Of Son Found In Maine

AP | DENISE LAVOIE and RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 07.18.2011 | Home

BOSTON -- A Texas woman whose 6-year-old son was found dead last weekend in Maine stands accused of killing the boy and dumping his body alongside the...

Vatican Says Latin Mass Shouldn't Divide Catholics

Posted 07.15.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca c. 2011 Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican on Friday (May 13) broadened access to the old Latin Mass with a ...

New Catholic Missal Meets Resistance From Prominent American Liturgist

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Anthony Ruff, OSB, a prominent liturgical scholar and professor of liturgy at St. John's University in Collegeville, Minn., has published an open lett...

Pope Asleep? Benedict XVI Appears To Sleep During Malta Mass (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

He wouldn't be the first person to fall asleep in church, though he's the last one you would expect. Benedict XVI appeared to nod off during a Sunday...

Immigration Reform: Mass For Immigrants (VIDEO)

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Cardinal Roger Mahony, the Archbishop of Los Angeles spoke of transforming the world from a barren desert into an immigrant-friendly garden of opportunity and equality for all.

Sit on My Lapse

Kate Clinton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Kate Clinton

Like a sandcastle basilica facing an incoming tide, the Catholic Church is facing a sea of secularism, and the Pope is using his mitered shovel to dig a futile moat.

Outsourcing Mass To India

Global Post | Saritha Rai | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It is dawn in Kerala, a palm frond of a state in India's South West. As the sun's first rays hit the church steeple, a Holy Mass is being conducted ...