César J. Baldelomar a graduate student at Harvard Divinity School, where he focuses on liberation theologies and ethics from the margins. You can visit César at his website www.cesarb.com
Articles By This Author
Xenophobic Border Watch Groups are Domestic Terrorists
On May 30, 2009, a terrorist attack in Arizona ended the lives of two U.S. citizens -- a Latino man and his 9-year-old daughter.
Why We Must Challenge Society's Notions of Beauty
Tupac Shakur: Liberation Theologian for Our Times
Obama Sends 1,200 Troops to the Border to Guard Against Republican Criticism
Pedagogy of the Oppressor: Arizona's Ethnic Studies Ban
Glimmers of Hope in a National Nightmare
The Catholic Clergy Sex Abuse Scandal and the Paradoxical Legacy of Pope John Paul II
The Catholic church is reeling from the several sexual abuse allegations that have come to light over the past three months. Downplaying the severity of this scandal will only further damage the already beleaguered church's image and credibility. Many in the media blame Pope Benedict XVI for the mismanagement of the sexual abuse crisis.
Jesus and the Klan
I recently viewed an episode of Gangland on The History Channel. This particular show, which documents the rise of the younger members of the Imperial Klan of America (or KKK), really roused my anger. I thought, "How could people be so ignorant and foolish?" Can't they just accept that the United States has always been an ethnically, religiously, and ideologically diverse country?
Vatican II 101: Social Justice is Part of Catholic Identity
Sadness and Hope in the Aftermath of Immigration Enforcement
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