Making a Difference: The heart-wrenching tragedies throughout the Middle East are not the United States' fault; that is, at least not entirely.
Making a Difference
Making a Difference: If you live in or near a large U.S. city, you're in harm's way. And radiation from a nuclear attack would hurt everyone.
Making a Difference: What kind of welcome is being offered to the children fleeing desperate conditions? The answer to that question is still largely undetermined.
Making a Difference: Patriotism can be good, or it can be bad. Pride in one's country can be healthy, or it can be unhealthy.
Making a Difference: Catholic social teaching is the church's best-kept secret, evidenced by how quickly Pope Benedict XVI's 2009 encyclical was put on the shelf.
Making a Difference: Palestinians face many discriminatory challenges in Israel. To help correct these, an American priest has created the Holy Land Principles.
Making a Difference: Approximately 1.2 billion people live in extreme poverty throughout the world. An estimated 21,000 die every day.
Making a Difference: Catholic social teaching calls us to especially act and speak out on behalf of the vulnerable and poor. "Only in this direction will you find justice."
Making a Difference: Sts. John XXIII and John Paul II challenged all of us to advance the kingdom of God, a kingdom of love, justice and peace.
Making a Difference: A prayerful meditation before the crucifix should inspire us to be more firmly committed to living out our instruction from Ash Wednesday.