Rebecca Ryskind Teti lives in Hyattsville, MD with her husband, four kids and a misbehaving beagle. She is Director of Women’s Programs at Our Lady of Bethesda Retreat Center, a frequent speaker on prayer, spirituality and the intersection of faith and culture, and web editor for CatholicDigest.com.
The news this week that Pope Francis signed a decree recognizing slain El Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero as a martyr for the faith has raised hopes that he will soon be beatified. The Archbisho... More
An important effort to defend persecuted Christians in Iraq and elsewhere has been tainted by accusations of Antisemitism against some high level participants. I think that’s unfair – above all ... More
If you want to know how difficult it is for one man, even a pope, to change an entrenched mentality, take a look at how well-meaning Catholics can completely miss what the Pope is trying to tell us. ... More