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The Theology of a Biker Gang
Originally Posted: 05/19/2015 - 2:49pm | Type: Blog

God forgives. Bandidos don’t. We can easily dismiss that slogan as a biker gangs attempt to intimidate, but do not dismiss it. That pithy statement tells a profound truth about both God and humanity. ...

Italian Priest Continues to Go After Mafia Despite Death Threats
Originally Posted: 10/23/2014 - 4:21pm | Type: Blog

Despite his organization’s many achievements, Ciotti says the power of the Mafia has never been greater, in part fueled by Italy’s ongoing economic crisis. Half a dozen men stand ...

Why Is Pope Francis Spending so Much Time Going after the Mafia?
Originally Posted: 07/21/2014 - 4:24pm | Type: Blog

It began with the murder of an innocent 3-year-old boy who burned to death in his grandfather’s car in a Mafia ambush in January. It began with the murder of an innocent 3-year-o ...

Human Trafficking and the Food We Buy
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

January 11 is recognized around the world as <a href="" target="_blank">Human Trafficking</a> Awareness Day. J ...

A Poem in Honor of National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:17am | Type: Blog

Sunday, January 11 was National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. I wrote this poem, <em>And to the Little Ones,</em> in honor of the day. Sunday, January 11 was Natio ...