Signs Of the Times
November 19, 2012
Blessed Pope John XXIII published “Peace on Earth” on April 11, 1963, in direct response to the Cuban missile crisis.
Faith in Focus
January 21, 2008
Last November, leaders in Bostons labor-management community gathered for the annual Cushing-Gavin Awards dinner. The neutral award went to Edward Boyle, S.J., a priest who for the past 37 years served as executive secretary of the archdioceses 1,200-member Labor Guild. Boyle died of cancer on Nov.
November 13, 2006
In response to an invitation from Fundlatin, a Venezuelan ecumenical human rights organization, I joined a delegation of Catholic, evangelical and Protestant Christians in April 2006 to witness the dramatic changes taking place in several of Venezuela’s poorest barrios. We were an independent
August 28, 2006
The sky over Washington Square hung cloudy and gray, as if it reflected the mood of a group of New York University graduate students gathering there. Although it was graduation day (May 11, 2006), these newly minted Ph.D.’s and continuing graduate students were dispirited because the universit
October 17, 2005
The Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church, published by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, is a remarkable summary of Catholic social teaching. Those who were disappointed with the abbreviated treatment of Catholic social thought in the Catechism of the Catholic Church will be d