Voices
These photos were taken August 16, 1920, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital for the Insane. Salmon had been on a hunger strike for 34 days. (National Archives and Records Administration via the website BenSalmon.org)
Faith Features
Barry HudockSeptember 22, 2017
The courageous witness of 'unarmed prophet' Ben Salmon—precisely one century ago—anticipated a major development in Catholic doctrine on war and peace,.
John Courtney Murray, S.J.
Barry HudockNovember 19, 2015
Today we mark the 50th anniversary of ‘Dignitatis Humanae,’ the Second Vatican Council declaration on religious freedom.
Barry HudockAugust 27, 2012
Fifty two years ago today, Cesar Chavez marked his birthday by quitting his job in order to establish a labor union for migrant farmworkers.