The Common Good

Articles By Rose Marie Berger

The first woman-led Muslim prayer service in New York City received bomb threats and had to change locations.
Object lessons from Palestinian-American artist Rajie Cook.
Signing Off.
It's the lives of our saints, not their deaths, that teach us about faith.
An interview with Palestinian leader Hanan Ashrawi on feminism, faith, and the future of the Palestinian cause.
While President Bush pledges to reduce poverty through tax reform, the number of low-income Americans-especially the working poor-continues to skyrocket, according to the "Working Hard, Falli
Catholic reform movement Call To Action - a national 25,000-member group of laity, religious, and clergy-is challenging U.S.
Several hundred people marched through Greensboro, North Carolina, to mark the 25th anniversary of the Greensboro Massacre and to complete the 1979 anti-Klan march that was cut short when Klansmen
With the sound of Handel's Hallelujah Chorus played every hour on the hour, the Last Supper Wall Clock is a tasteful accoutrement no dining room should be without.
Grand Gestures.
'It's hard to see your apartment building closed for a Starbucks to move in.'
An interview with Palestinian leader Hanan Ashrawi on feminism, faith, and the future of the Palestinian cause.
The U.S. Congress appropriated $18.4 billion dollars in 2003 for relief, construction, and rebuilding of Iraq’s infrastructure.
Catholic Kenyan environmental activist Wangari Maathai won the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize—a first for an African woman and a first for environmentalism—for her work with the Green Belt
The largest gathering of American Indians in U.S. history came together in Washington, D.C., in September for the opening of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian.
Christian Peacemaker Teams members Kim Lamberty and Chris Brown were attacked Sept.
Up in the Air! In October, the U.S.
In Jesus' life, touch was vibrantly political.
U.S. Border Patrol agents recovered a life-size statue of the crucified Christ, without his cross, washed up on a sandbar in the Rio Grande.
Bling For a Better World
Will we recognize an Islamic peace movement when we see it?
Worldwide, women seek to reclaim their countries from violence