Kathryn Lopez

Kathryn Lopez
The Importance of Foster Care
By Kathryn Lopez
In the abortion debates, the polarized discussion often focuses on death. Which is a shame, as foster care and adoption ...
October 16, 2021
An Example in New Orleans
By Kathryn Lopez
New Orleans -- Carson Coyle runs around like any healthy young boy. Coyle suffered brain damage at his birth two ...
October 02, 2021
Resilience and Love in Louisiana
By Kathryn Lopez
Lafayette, Louisiana -- Mattresses waiting for sanitation pickup. Downed trees. Trees pruned by nature. Bags and bags and bags of ...
September 25, 2021
The Realities of Abortion
By Kathryn Lopez
Social media was all about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's "Tax the Rich" dress at the Met Gala. But the more important outfit ...
September 18, 2021
Texas Is the Reason
By Kathryn Lopez
Like everyone under the age of 50, I was born after Roe v. Wade. It's worth reflecting: If our parents ...
September 04, 2021
Turning Points Abroad and at Home
By Kathryn Lopez
The upcoming Supreme Court case about abortion is about more than a Mississippi law and Roe v. Wade. It's an ...
August 21, 2021
Cuomo's Misdeeds Reflect Larger Problem
By Kathryn Lopez
As you've likely heard by now, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is resigning in the wake of allegations of utter ...
August 14, 2021
No Good Answers in Britain
By Kathryn Lopez
By the time you read this column, Alta Fixler may no longer be with us in this world. Alta is ...
August 07, 2021
The Gift of Simone Biles
By Kathryn Lopez
Is there anyone who has not voiced an opinion on Simone Biles stepping aside from Olympic competition by now? I'll ...
July 31, 2021
Mississippi Takes Aim at Roe
By Kathryn Lopez
Is the Supreme Court going to overrule Roe v. Wade? That's the question raised by a Mississippi abortion case soon ...
July 24, 2021
Religious Freedom? Yeah, Right!
By Kathryn Lopez
"Freedom of speech is the air that any thinker breathes; it's the fuel that ignites the fire of an intellectual's ...
July 17, 2021
Priest's Arrest Part of Larger Problem
By Kathryn Lopez
As I write, a Franciscan priest I know is in a courtroom in Ohio. Father Fidelis Moscinski was charged with ...
July 10, 2021
Finding Common Ground
By Kathryn Lopez
Sharonell Fulton and Toni Simms-Busch should be household names. Fulton and Simms-Busch were the plaintiffs in a recent foster-care and ...
July 03, 2021
The Spirit of Freedom
By Kathryn Lopez
"He has to get a life."I've cleaned up the actual quote for family newspapers. Disdain would be a kind word ...
June 26, 2021
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