She is a Loreto Sister who has transformed the lives of thousands of Kolkata children at a middle-class parochial school where the students have become advocates for social change.
Father Patrick Desbois has documented the murder of 1.5 million Jews who were shot dead and buried throughout Ukraine by the Nazis. Finding the mass graves has been "a sacred mission."
In a recession economy, will money trump moral arguments as state legislatures continue considering repeal of the death penalty?
Matthew McGarry, Catholic Relief Services representative in Afghanistan, says "people's faith is central to every aspect of their daily life in Afghanistan, and not taking that into account can undermine every other positive thing that the Administration might want to do."
"It's in the people around us who are the most vulnerable where we are going to see the face of God," says Nelson Kraybill, president of Elkhart's Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary.
A new biography of this Christ-haunted Victorian poet and Jesuit priest explores his relationship with the priesthood and explains the theological impulses that give his poems their meaning.