The Common Good

Retired general tells religious leaders child soldiers are new weapon

Date: June 23, 2010

"Our job as people of faith is to announce what is politically unrealistic, and then make it realistic. The prophetic vocation is to proclaim the impossible, and then make it possible," said the Rev. Jim Wallis, author of "God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It" and founder of the Sojourners Community, a Christian social justice organization in the United States.