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The World at Seven Billion: Lessons Not to Learn

Posted by on Oct 31, 2011 in Current Events | 1 comment

Here is an excerpt from my recent contribution to the ‘On Faith’ section of the Washington Post: Perhaps we should focus...

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Disturbing New Abortion Demographics

Posted by on Oct 30, 2011 in Current Events | 12 comments

When we think of the women in this country seeking abortions, we often call to mind the image of the young single woman–possibly...

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Pope Benedict XVI on the 25th Anniversary of the World Day of Peace in Assisi

Posted by on Oct 27, 2011 in Current Events | 1 comment

Pope Benedict XVI offered a thoughtful statement today at the gathering of leaders of world religions (along with some agnostics) in...

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Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by on Oct 25, 2011 in Lectionary | 0 comments

Mal 1:14b-2:2b, 8-10 Ps 131:1, 2, 3 1 Thes 2:7b-9, 13 Mt 23:1-12 Our Gospel for this week in Matthew 23 is a long denunciation of the...

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Jürgen Moltmann on Capital Punishment

Posted by on Oct 24, 2011 in Current Events, From the Field | 19 comments

As an ecumenical expression of solidarity with our recent “A Catholic Call to Abolish the Death Penalty,” German Reformed...

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