Arts & Culture Last TakeEileen MarkeyOctober 26, 2020
The death of renowned reporter Jim Dwyer is a loss for New York City—as well as for all the people he influenced, informed, or touched in other ways over the course of an impressive life.
Politics & Society FeaturesEileen MarkeyOctober 19, 2018
From the streets of Chicago to hospital halls in the Bronx, volunteers are trying to end the national scourge of gun violence by treating it as a virus, preventing victims from becoming perpetrators.
Politics & Society FeaturesEileen MarkeyJune 14, 2018
Canada has begun truth-seeking and reconciliation, and the Sisters of Charity in Nova Scotia are confronting their order’s role in a racist educational system.
Faith DispatchesEileen MarkeyOctober 05, 2017
Long before Pope Francis articulated in “Laudato Si’” a comprehensive Catholic call to care for the physical environment, Agape members were focused on treading lightly on the earth and combining a contemplative lifestyle with frontline environmental and peace activism.
Faith FeaturesEileen MarkeyJune 14, 2017
Activists see a moral imperative for protecting our water.
Politics & Society Short TakeEileen MarkeyMarch 21, 2017
The media is not the “enemy of the people.” We are the people’s detectives.
Español In All ThingsEileen MarkeyApril 04, 2013
This translation has been provided by Juan V Fern ndez de la Gala The original post can be found here Esta es una historia de amor y no de muerte Estaba empezando la Cuaresma y me detuve un momento ante la tumba de tres religiosas de Maryknoll en un peque o cementerio al noroeste de El Salvado
Faith In All ThingsEileen MarkeyMarch 28, 2013
It 39 s about love not death At the beginning of Lent I stood before the grave of three Maryknoll sisters in a crowded little cemetery in the northwestern province of El Salvador I 39 d come looking for Maura Clarke one of the four church women ndash Ita Ford Dorothy Kazel Jean Donovan are
BooksEileen MarkeyDecember 10, 2012
Taking inspiration from Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn rsquo s seminal One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich Jens Soering has written an unblinking and harrowing critique of the American prison system and what he argues is the nation rsquo s over-reliance on incarceration Soering takes readers through a