Making a Difference: Living as a homeless man for a short while was the best way for me to understand what it's like to have no place to call home.
Making a Difference
Making a Difference: Among the many ways the Catholic church strives to be vigilant for the common good is its call for a living wage.
Working for peace can be dangerous. In some parts of the world, promoting the nonviolent teachings of Jesus can get you killed. But in the United States, usually the worst that will happen is that a Christian peacemaker will get verbally beat up.
A hopeful, yet sadly still unfulfilled dream, is reflected in the title of Pope Francis’ Jan. 1, 2014 World Day of Peace message, “Fraternity, the Foundation and Pathway to Peace.”
Making a Difference: This Christmas season, the words of Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium, have particular meaning.
Making a Difference: For countless poor human beings in the shadows of our nation and world, it is not the most wonderful time of the year.
Making a Difference: Two bishops took time to share a simple supper -- soup and bread -- and dialogue with about 20 Catholic social justice and peace activists.
Making a Difference: A disturbing new report says U.S. drone attacks in Pakistan between 2004 and 2013 killed between 400 and 900 civilians.
Making a Difference: The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's recent report, "Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis," has important warnings for us.
Making a Difference: When Jesus said, "The poor you will always have with you," he must have had the insensitivity of the U.S. Congress in mind.