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Kevin Clarke is America's chief correspondent and the author of Oscar Romero: Love Must Win Out (Liturgical Press).
In All Things
Kevin ClarkeNovember 20, 2009
A 4 700 word gauntlet has been thrown down before what I guess is perceived as America s liberal-secular triumphalism apparently made real to social conservative imagination by the Obama ascendancy via the Manhattan Declaration which issues a clarion call to Christians to adhere to their convi
In All Things
Kevin ClarkeNovember 19, 2009
The UN-sponsored World Summit on Food Security nbsp in Rome ended yesterday leaving many participants frustrated with the lack of progress on food security goals Few representatives from the developed world even bothered to attend the meeting The Nov 16-18 conference hosted by the U N Food and
In All Things
Kevin ClarkeNovember 16, 2009
Over at the site for the National Institute of Health Policy a program of the University of St Thomas former Minnesota Senator Dave Durenburger was not sharing the joy about both the Stupak Amendment and the historic House vote for health care reform on Nov 7 His concerns on both the bishops r
In All Things
Kevin ClarkeNovember 06, 2009
Oh the perils of running a news weekly We posted a story today that will appear in our next issue reviewing a diplomatic breakthrough in Honduras that seemed early this week to have ended four months of political crisis and social chaos in Central America s third-poorest nation Unfortunately the
In All Things
Kevin ClarkeOctober 29, 2009
To stay or not to stay that is the question While President Obama from his encampment at Elsinore on the Potomac continued to agonize over his rotten options in the state of Afghanistan in a period of just two days U S forces there suffered a series of terrible losses in what has been the deadli
In All Things
Kevin ClarkeOctober 28, 2009
The good sisters of America may have a whole new quality of life matter to ponder after a perusal of some photos unearthed by the troublemakers at the National Catholic Reporter of Cardinal Franc Rod eacute Prefect of the Congregation for the Religious at a March ordination of six new deacons for
In All Things
Kevin ClarkeOctober 23, 2009
He s not likely to elbow Galileo out of the way in the hallways of the Vatican archives but Karl Marx is apparently enjoying a mild Roman restoration this week The Times of London is reporting a Marxist uprising at the Vatican or at least l Osservatore Romano which published a piece on October 2
In All Things
Kevin ClarkeOctober 19, 2009
As Caritas Internationalis and Catholic Relief Services expanded their efforts to respond to the unprecedented flooding throughout Asia following a series of typhoons and accompanying torrential comes news that a 2007 U S EPA report finally released in response to a Freedom of Information Act peti
In All Things
Kevin ClarkeOctober 02, 2009
While the U S media was burning through precious fossil fuels dedicating megawatts to Obama s OLYMPIAN FAILURE Wonderful Copenhagen my left foot and David Letterman s news of the weird other things were happening on the planet that you might find of interest Two young Iranians were detai
In All Things
Kevin ClarkeSeptember 29, 2009
New media has been credited with getting the story out in Iran after government censorship shut off mainstream journalism Here s a little indication that it can also be put to less-to-no good during periods of chaos and drama as Honduras is currently experiencing Father Ismael Moreno S J and hi