US Politics

James W. Douglass November 06, 2013
The day President John F. Kennedy was murdered, a Divine Word seminarian walked up the hill to our family’s apartment in Rome to tell my wife Sally and me the terrible news. Seeking wisdom, I wrote Dorothy Day, who had stayed with us the previous spring on a pilgrimage to Rome to thank Pope Jo
The Rev. John P. Beal June 21, 2004
When Cardinal Francis Arinze, prefect of the Vatican Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments, was asked at a press conference in Rome on April 23 whether Senator John F. Kerry should be denied Communion, he responded: “The law of the church is clear. The church exists in the United
Anthony Egan October 01, 2001
Where does terrorism come from and how far ought any government go to both defeat terrorists and protect citizens’ rights, not least their right to life?
Mary Meehan November 20, 1982
Even the guilty have a right to life, but that is not the only reason to stand against capital punishment.
Dorothy Day April 19, 1933
An essay by Dorothy Day from April 19, 1933.