Voices
Luke Hansen, S.J., a former associate editor of America, is the Catholic Chaplain at the Dorothy Day Center for Faith and Justice at Xavier University in Cincinnati.
Faith in Focus
Luke Hansen, S.J.December 28, 2012
This week, as we mark the 12th anniversary of the prison, a look back at Associate Editor Luke Hansen's reporting from Guantanamo.
In All Things
Luke Hansen, S.J.November 14, 2012
This guest blog comes courtesy of Susan Wilcox C S J the director of campus ministry at St Joseph rsquo s College in Brooklyn N Y and a member of Occupy Catholics For much of its existence the Catholic Church has taught a profound suspicion of usury mdash that is predatory lending which t
Signs Of the Times
Luke Hansen, S.J.November 05, 2012

By traveling to Guantánamo Bay, the family members had a unique opportunity to face personally the men accused of murdering their loved ones.

In All Things
Luke Hansen, S.J.October 19, 2012
More than eleven years after the attacks of Sept 11 2001 claimed the lives of their family members nine people traveled to Guant aacute namo Bay Cuba Oct 15-19 to attend the pre-trial hearings of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and five others accused of organizing and financing the attacks The defen
In All Things
Luke Hansen, S.J.October 17, 2012
Last night I stood outside the Media Operations Center in the darkness and quiet of the night It was nearly 2 00 a m and I was all alone It was my first experience of solitude peace and prayer since arriving at Guant aacute namo Bay Cuba two days earlier So far the whole experience of being
In All Things
Luke Hansen, S.J.October 16, 2012
Within the last week 9 11 defendant Ammar al Baluchi learned that his father died in Kuwait The cause of death is unknown Emergency motions filed by his attorney James G Connell III sought to allow Mr al Baluchi to communicate with his mother and if he wanted to waive his presence at Monday
In All Things
Luke Hansen, S.J.October 15, 2012
On Monday pre-trial hearings resumed in Guant aacute namo Bay Cuba for five men accused of helping coordinate the Sept 11 2001 attacks At their arraignment on May 5 the defendants in what defense attorney James G Connell III characterized as ldquo peaceful resistance to an unjust system r
In All Things
Luke Hansen, S.J.October 15, 2012
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In All Things
Luke Hansen, S.J.October 14, 2012
About two dozen journalists made the trip for the long-awaited resumption of hearings in the military trial of five alleged 9 11 conspirators including Khalid Sheikh Mohammed the self-professed mastermind of the Sept 11 2001 terrorist attacks Due to the relatively small number of journalists
In All Things
Luke Hansen, S.J.October 12, 2012
Next week there will be preliminary hearings at the U S Naval Base in Guant aacute namo Bay Cuba for five men accused of helping plot the Sept 11 2001 attacks I will be there to report the story for America As I spend a week at Guant aacute namo and observe the military commission hearings