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"Solidarity does not assume that our struggles are the same struggles, or that our pain is the same pain, or that our hope is for the same future. Solidarity involves commitment, and work, as well as the recognition that even if we do not have the same feelings, or the same lives, or the same bodies, we do live on common ground." - Sarah Ahmed
Monthly Archives: March 2016
I recently posted an article on how the Villa Stritch, the palatial villa in Rome where the US bishops stay while visiting the city, was recently re-decorated to the tune of about a half million. I commented that the bishops … Continue reading
•Isaiah 43:16-21 • Philippians 3:8-14 • John 8:1-11• Weekly Scripture Readings: Fifth Sunday in Lent To print a PDF of the homily, click HERE. Seamus Heaney, a highly regarded Irish poet was profoundly troubled and inspired by the terrible violence … Continue reading
By Massimo Faggioli March 8, 2016 Huffington Post on-line The rise of Donald Trump in the race for the Republican nomination is based in part on a consensus … Continue reading
I tend to not post many articles on Pope Francis as I do not think that should be the entire focus of this website. However, I found this one gave some good background to the practice of the pope to … Continue reading
Because the original location of this article is behind a pay wall website, I received permission from the author and publisher, Global Pulse Magazine.com, to post it here in its entirety. Thank you to both for their generousity. I found … Continue reading
This place is not too far from where I stayed last October while I was in Rome. It is less than a half mile away from the working class neighborhood where I stayed.. I never got a chance to hike … Continue reading
By Hans Kung March 9, 2016 National Catholic Reporter on-line Next week, Hans Küng, the Catholic priest … Continue reading
In doing some translation work on material from when Pope Francis was still the archbishop of Buenos Aires, I came across some things he had to say that I find profoundly meaningful in relation to the political climate in the … Continue reading
The link below will take you to the American Catholic Council’s page and a review of a new book, Making All Things New: Catholicity, Cosmology, Consciousness, by Ilia Delio. Her books are always a challenging read, the kind that makes your … Continue reading