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Drew Christiansen, S.J., former editor in chief of America, is Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Human Development at Georgetown University and a senior fellow with the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs. He is co-editor with Carole Sargent of A World Free from Nuclear Weapons: The Vatican Conference on Disarmament (Georgetown, 2020).
Politics & SocietyLast Take
Drew Christiansen
James Comey is perhaps a better Niebuhrian than Niebuhr himself.
Pope Francis meets participants in the International symposium on a nuclear-weapons-free world, at the Vatican, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Drew Christiansen
Pope Francis’ condemnation of deterrence is a strong challenge to nuclear strategies of the superpowers, including the United States.
Arts & CultureBooks
Drew Christiansen
Drew Christiansen, S.J., reviews "Catholicism and Citizenship" by Massimo Faggioli
Politics & SocietyOpinion
Drew Christiansen
Evangelicals have helped the Catholic Church at the highest levels.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, second from right, inspects the preparation of the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in North Korea's northwest. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Drew Christiansen
The U.N. has voted to ban the bomb. What comes next?
Leaflets are seen on a delegates desk before a vote by the conference to adopt a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination, Friday, July 7, 2017 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Drew Christiansen
122 states—but none of the world’s nine nuclear powers—voted to ban the bomb.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is greeted by Archbishop Georg Ganswein, prefect of the papal household, prior to an Oct. 24 private meeting between Maduro and Pope Francis at the Vatican. (CNS photo/Miraflores Palace handout via EPA)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Drew Christiansen
Drew Christiansen, S.J., discusses the significance of religious peacebuilding in struggling countries.
Faith
Drew Christiansen
The inspiration for public theology lies in the Catholic belief that the church has a role in transforming the wider society under the influence of the Gospel.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Drew Christiansen
“Violence is not the cure for our broken world,” the pope writes.
In this Dec. 10, 2009 file photo, Elie Wiesel lights a candle for Holocaust victims on a memorial wall, which identifies tens of thousands of Hungarian Holocaust victims, in the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest, Hungary (AP Photo/Bela Szandelszky).
In All Things
Drew Christiansen
'Dawn,' the sequel to Elie Wiesel's better known novel, 'Night,' offered a prophetic critique.