Education for Justice | Wed, Jun 1, 2011
This article, first published in America Magazine, explores the challenge to educators that Pope Benedict XVI lays out in his encyclical Caritas in Veritate. It presents a very different vision of the future than most students harbor.
Engaging Faith | Sat, May 28, 2011
Engaging Faith | Mon, May 16, 2011
Education for Justice | Thu, Dec 23, 2010
Engaging Faith | Mon, Oct 25, 2010
Engaging Faith | Fri, Oct 1, 2010
Engaging Faith | Thu, Feb 12, 2009
Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time
February 15, 2009
Leviticus 13:1-2, 44-46
1 Corinthians 10:31--11:1
February 14: Valentine's Day
February 16: Presidents Day observed in U.S.
Center of Concern | Fri, Sep 19, 2008
When I opened my mailbox and saw my voter registration card, my heart
silently wept with joy. I would finally have the opportunity to express
myself, as a voter, citizen and disciple.
Global Women's Project | Wed, Jul 16, 2008
Global Women's Project | Fri, Sep 15, 2000
"Despite its lofty language and current confidence building efforts, the problems of the WTO are deeply rooted in a culture and style of negotiations that militate against its own stated goals. It is a culture driven by self-interest, competition, inequality, litigiousness and punitiveness (sanctions). Nor, does it have a moral vision that would move it beyond its current stagnation. A commitment to a global common good would provide such a moral vision. The commitment to a common good has a long history in Catholic Social Teaching. As the world has become more integrated economically and technologically, the scope of the common good is global. It goes beyond identifying economic success of a nation by its GDP (Gross Domestic Products) and raises the question of how the goods of a society and of the world are distributed among all nations and persons. The global common good in CST is a social reality to which all persons contribute and in which all persons share through participation. That social reality includes the political, economic, social, cultural and environmental context of people's and societies' lives. "