Under the gun

By Megan Sweas| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article War and Peace Young Adults
How violence takes a toll on our kids.

The drone wars

By Kevin Clarke| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article War and Peace
High-tech warfare administers death from a great distance.

¡Romero vive!

By Kevin Clarke| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Hispanic Catholics Social Justice
“The harvest comes because of the grain that dies.”

Sep 1983 cover of Salt magazine

Let's canonize Dorothy Day

By Father Henry Fehren| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Saints, Feasts, and Seasons Social Justice War and Peace
With this 1983 article Claretian Publications began a grassroots effort to promote the official declaration of Dorothy Day as a saint.

Sep 1983 cover of Salt magazine

Let's canonize Dorothy Day

By Father Henry Fehren| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Saints, Feasts, and Seasons Social Justice War and Peace
With this 1983 article Claretian Publications began a grassroots effort to promote the official declaration of Dorothy Day as a saint.

Oscar Romero: Bishop of the Poor

By Renny Golden| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Hispanic Catholics War and Peace

In 1980, in the midst of a U.S. funded war the UN Truth Commission called genocidal, the soon-to-be-assassinated Archbishop Oscar Romero promised history that life, not death, would have the last word. "I do not believe in death without resurrection," he said. "If they kill me, I will be resurrected in the Salvadoran people."


Mea maxima culpa

By Bryan Cones| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article War and Peace
Among the many victims of the Iraq war have been our own fellow Catholics.

I have a confession to make: Back in 2003, when the Bush administration directed our national eyes to Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, I didn’t resist greatly. I watched with interest as then-Secretary of State Colin Powell presented our “evidence” to the United Nations.


Between Iraq and no place

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Article War and Peace
Iraqis are on the move away from their broken nation. Who will be responsible for them?

In the buildup to the Iraq invasion, then Secretary of State Colin Powell defined the “Pottery Barn” principle for President Bush in an attempt to highlight the seriousness of the military adventure being contemplating. “You break it, you own it,” Powell told the president.


The Congo’s killing fields

By Kevin Clarke| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Politics War and Peace
Families separated. Millions left for dead. Do we share some of the blame?

 

Patrick Mwnyamahord knows where his father is buried because a neighbor showed him that small place. What he doesn't know is how his father got there, and there was no one he could safely ask, not then. Twelve years ago he and his family made one of a series of sudden escapes from the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) into nearby Burundi. On this particular exodus his father was too ill to travel and the family had to leave him.


The Congo’s killing fields

By Kevin Clarke| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Politics War and Peace
Families separated. Millions left for dead. Do we share some of the blame?

 

Patrick Mwnyamahord knows where his father is buried because a neighbor showed him that small place. What he doesn't know is how his father got there, and there was no one he could safely ask, not then. Twelve years ago he and his family made one of a series of sudden escapes from the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) into nearby Burundi. On this particular exodus his father was too ill to travel and the family had to leave him.


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