"Looking into the eyes of someone facing death is one of the most powerful things a person can do," said Annette Nicolas, a Boston Theological Institute student enrolled in a hospital chaplaincy course at Harvard Divinity School. Read more about The Last Companions
From exploring Islam's peace teachings to debating whether CrossFit is a kind of church, there are plenty of interesting and thought-provoking events taking place on campus this semester. Read more about Fall Events Preview
During his visit to the U.S., in addition to making history as the first pope to address Congress and parading through Central Park, Pope Francis will encounter a constituency that is deeply divided and far more "Americanist" than the one that Pope Leo XIII condemned 100 years ago.