February 21, 2011
Portrait of a family of peacemakers
February 21, 2011

Who ever thinks of Uruguay? One of the smallest countries in Latin America, it receives scant attention in the media. Much about Uruguay, however, is noteworthy. Uruguayan Bishop Luis del Castillo, right, visited America House and pointed out, for example, that his homeland has a 97 percent

January 03, 2011

There are not many of them left, those who worked closely with Dorothy Day, the founder with Peter Maurin of the Catholic Worker Movement. Among them is Tom Cornell, still vigorous in his mid-seventies, with only a cane to suggest his advanced years. During a July visit to America House, Cornell

Of Many Things
December 20, 2010
A new exhibit highlights the achievements of women religious in America.
In All Things
December 17, 2010
Pax Christi Ireland is one of the smaller sections of Pax Christi International Its general secretary Tony D rsquo Costa spoke of its work during a recent visit to New York to attend a series of NGO at the United Nations He stayed with us at Dan Berrigan rsquo s community in Lower Manhattan Beca
November 22, 2010
Deborah M. Jones argues for a theology of animal rights.
In All Things
November 05, 2010
In the mid-1960s in response to conservative Catholics rsquo intense criticism of Dan Berrigan rsquo s outspoken opposition to the war in Vietnam his superiors sent him to Latin America Although his supporters saw it as an exile his three months in several Latin American countries had its posit
In All Things
October 15, 2010
The MacArthur Foundation recently announced the annual recipients of its so-called genius awards Twenty-three people received grants of half a million dollars each to use in any way they wished One early winner whom I personally know was Ellen Stewart founder and director of La MaMa E T C Expe
In All Things
September 28, 2010
Finding useful objects strewn about on the sidewalks and streets of New York--surely one of the most waste-prone cities in the nation--happens frequently as I move about between home and work I have lived in other big cities but either the residents there are less wasteful or else their sanitati
Of Many Things
September 27, 2010
Reflecting on Dorothy Day's spiritual life has helped me navigate my own.