Making a Difference: New peace talks engineered by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry offer an unusual spark of hope on the issue of peace in Israel and Palestine.
Making a Difference
Making a Difference: The bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 68 years ago were indiscriminate acts of destruction and death and merit unequivocal and unhesitating condemnation.
Making a Difference: Of all the serious human-caused threats to the natural world, none is more serious or more urgent than climate change, especially global warming.
Making a Difference: More than a dozen Sisters of Charity of St. Joseph cared for the medical and spiritual needs of the soldiers fighting in the Civil War.
Making a Difference: The Fourth of July is a time to take pride in our nation's accomplishments. But this patriotism also requires an acknowledgement of flaws and how to mend them.
Making a Difference: The current immigration system is a mess, but there is hope that one bill could soon clean it up.
Making a Difference: Thirty years ago, the U.S. bishops wrote "The Challenge of Peace" amidst military build-up in the country. Today, the message has gone quiet.
Making a Difference: The factory collapse in Bangladesh that killed 1,000 means it's past time to ensure all workers get fair treatment.
Making a Difference: The humanity of the child in both cases is equal. The only significant difference is a legal one.
Making a Difference: As North Korea flexes its military muscles, we must remember the type of peace Pope John XXIII called for in his 1963 encyclical.