FENCED IN. A young refugee girl holds up a drawing in a makeshift camp on the Macedonian-Greek border, November 2015.
David HollenbachDecember 22, 2015
Christian ethics forbids actions and policies that in effect treat those of other countries who are in grave need as nonpersons.
Politics & Society
David HollenbachMarch 05, 2012
Catholic teaching on the church's rightsand the rights of all
David HollenbachNovember 07, 2011
The challenges of nation-building
David HollenbachOctober 03, 2011
How Catholic teaching can help shape the life of South Sudan
Signs Of the Times
David HollenbachNovember 02, 2009

What happens in Sudan will have important effects on its neighboring countries, all of whom have experienced grave humanitarian crises in recent years.

Signs Of the Times
David HollenbachSeptember 28, 2009

Nearly two years after a controversial presidential election prompted widespread violence, Kenya remains a country on the brink of crisis.

David HollenbachDecember 01, 2008
How the Catholic Church promotes human dignity
David HollenbachJanuary 15, 2007
More than 33 million refugees and internally displaced people languish in the world today. A disproportionate percentage of them live in Africa. Most have been driven from their homes by armed strife. Such displacement is often overlooked in discussions of the duty to protect civilians in warfare. K
David HollenbachOctober 30, 2006
When more than 400 Catholic moral theologians from around the world gathered in Padua, Italy, from July 8 to 11, the meeting evoked an awareness of God calling the church to deeper communion and generated among them a powerful desire to work for greater unity throughout the global human community. T
David HollenbachDecember 05, 2005
Forty years ago, on Dec. 7, 1965, the Second Vatican Council issued its “Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World.” This conciliar text laid out the most challenging vision of the church’s social mission of the modern era. It proclaimed that the Catholic community sh