TCC Reads: Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen

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Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen‘s new memoir, Born to Run, has been a welcome distraction from this dispiriting political season. He’s a better songwriter than memoirist, but man does he have a story to tell. More in America: Praying With Bruce Springsteen. Springsteen grew up in a Catholic immigrant community, more on that experience in our book. Listen to one of his Catholic songs after the jump:

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TCC Playlist: I Saw the Light by Hank Williams

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I grew up on Hank Williams. Williams struggled with his faith, and lived a hard life. He died at the age of 29 from drug and alcohol addiction. And yet, his work, informed by the hymnody of his childhood, blessed people. Listen to “I Saw the Light”and more after the jump. Not a supporter of this site? Join us.

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Pope Francis Said It: Climate Change is Not a Population Crisis

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People often say they chose not to have children for the environment. But in fact, countries with the lowest fertility rates are the greatest contributors to climate change. Babies aren’t the problem, our lifestyle is: Pope Francis Said It: Climate Change is Not a Population Crisis. Photos after the jump:

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