Brazilian Catholic archbishop Helder Camara brought a "preferential option for the poor" to the center of Christian social thinking.
The emergence of the term "faith-based organization" in political discussion
(and its acronym FBO) may signal one of the most significant new developments in American
Just over 18 months ago, my mother was dancing at my wedding. Only a month later, my
mom discovered that she had cancer of the abdominal lining.
President Clinton said today that recent reports of police misconduct had shaken
peoples faith in the police, and he proposed several measures that he said would
help restore that trust.
United States policy toward Iraq needs a radical change.
From computer giants to the world's biggest oil companies, merger has become the
favorite sport of the world's corporate and financial elites.
In November, once again, Iraq responded to a military threat and signaled that it would
allow U.N. weapons inspectors to resume their work. This was heartening news.
Many of those present for Bill Clintons prayer breakfast repentance
were moved. Unlike his August 17 address to the nation, this speech was contrite enough to
The U.S. government is telling us that we have entered a new war, one that may last for
years, even decades. If that is so, we are beginning with the wrong strategy.
This summer I taught two weeklong courses, one in western Canada and one in the
AFL-CIO president John J. Sweeney talks about his priorities.
Religious persecution. Its becoming a hot topic, with a protest against it
gathering strong momentum around the world. Its about time.
As the United States drew close to launching bombing attacks on Iraq in
February, American church leaders across the theological spectrum spoke out in opposition.
In a remarkable display of Chris
In the first stage of the White House sex scandal, the media
was obsessed with how allegations of sexual misconduct and
possible cover-up against Bill Clinton might bring down his
Thirty years after King's death, racism continues to rend the country.