In neighboring Canada, a dedicated network of Catholic peacemakers has been hard at work building a movement for nonviolence.
Prime Minister Trudeau wants the Vatican to address the legacy of Catholic-run residential schools where indigenous children suffered abuse.
As McLuhan observed half a century ago, the medium of the news itself lends to stirring up public reactions. The Daughters of St. Paul, on the other hand, encourage us to be aware of how the medium is shaping us.
Canada's diverging efforts—moving environmentally unfriendly bitumen south while seeking to contain carbon use up north—highlight the nation’s conflicted approach to energy and ecology.
While Canadian Muslim communities grieve and regroup, the violence has other Canadians rethinking how Muslims are treated and perceived in Canada.