I've been thinking a lot about courage. See that fresh-faced, bold young woman on the right? Her name is Raz Bar-David Varon. She's an 18-year-old Israeli who just graduated from 12th grade. And as I write this, she's sitting in jail in Tel Aviv because she refuses to join the Israeli army.
Many in India and across the world saw last week's hostage situation as In
Add this op-ed from yesterday's Washington Post to the list of things we have a reasonabl
Twelve years ago our dear friend Julia took a badly neglected baby boy away from his crackhead mother and made him her own.
Last spring, I made a pilgrimage to rural El Salvador to learn about the violence that had occurred there during the U.S-supported Salvadoran Civil War. The journey became a sacred one for me my first evening there, in the home of my host Florinda.
President-elect Barack Obama, in his first interview since being elected, promised to close Guantanamo Bay.
Biblical wisdom teaches: "Do not be overcome by evil but overcome evil with good" (Romans 12:21).
"I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord
In many situations I'm hesitant to use the term "pro-life," as for a lot of people it really means nothing more than "anti-abortion." To be pro-life should mean doing all that one can to protect li
Twelve years ago this week, the Catholic Church lost one of her great and humble leaders, Cardinal Joseph Bernardin.