Right vs. right calls for tough choices

Two newspapers in Seattle were asked by the FBI to publish a photograph of two men “so that the public might help in identifying them.” “These men have been seen aboard Washington State Ferries … and have exhibited unusual behavior, which was reported by passengers,” conceding that the behavior might have been harmless, the FBI […]

Inoculate yourself from sins

By Leonard Lauriault: QCS Religion Columnist Ah, the joys of summertime. Recently, I felt an itch on the back of my arm, which I ignored at first because, after all, it was just an itch and I could stand it. But as the little itch continued, I got concerned that a disease-carrying mosquito was biting […]

Thoughts concerning Christmas

On Christmas Day, like no other on the calendar, compassion and generosity resonate. Children are the center of our universe. Our bonds are celebrated. Hope lives. It is Christmas. This is the day the birth of Jesus is observed in Christian communities from Tucumcari to Portales and across the world. As told in the gospel […]