Posts by Tom Hoopes

 President of Benedictine College Stephen D. Minnis visits with the Missionaries of Charity in the new Mother Teresa Nursing Center. Photo by Steven Johnson/The Leaven This post originally appeared at CatholicVote.org. The

 Facebook and Twitter: A Godsend? Or a tool of the devil? This post originally appeared at CatholicVote.org rTwitter and Facebook may be a godsend, helping us connect and deepen friendships that have

I have been involved in an e-mail discussion with a celebrity who first sought me out after I commented on the gay “marriage” vote in New York. I won’t say who he

What follows is an excerpt — paragraph 40 — from Pope Benedict XVI’s encyclical Spe Salvi. Read the complete encyclical here. I would like to add here another brief comment with some