The Common Good

God's Politics Blog

The World Cup and Human Trafficking

When South Africa was selected to host the World Cup, there was much rejoicing and reflection on how far the country had come.
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Why I Remain a Catholic Priest, Despite Scandal

A friend tells me that she finds it difficult nowadays to admit that she is a Catholic.
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Durham Stands in Solidarity with Arizona Immigrants

Last week the City Council of Durham, NC voted to suspend city-funded travel to Arizona in response to the passage of SB 1070. According to one local
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Adjusting to an Inter-racial Adoption

A few weeks ago I traveled to Ethiopia to pick up our adopted son, Isaac. Isaac was abandoned as a n
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Friday Links Round-Up

Here's a little round-up of links from the web you may have missed this week:
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Wanted: A Strong Dose of Bipartisan Civility

"How good and pleasant it is when the people of God live together in unity" (Psalm 133:1). Yes, and how ugly it is when we don't.
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Wendell Berry Protests Coal's Influence in Kentucky

Renowned Kentucky farmer, poet, essayist, and environmental writer We
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Beyond Camelot: Britain's Un-American Austerity Program

Our British cousins have come up with an economic policy that could not be more different from what we Americans have been doing for decades. I rather like it.
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