When Pope Benedict XVI meets with President Obama in Rome today, a shy German theologian and a charismatic leader known for his international rock star appeal will find plenty to agree on despite s
As the G8 Summit begins in Italy, Pope Benedict XVI has released a new encyclical on the global economy.
I spent this week at a clergy conference in Liverpool, England, where the theme was the Justice of God: "Just by God, Just with God, Just for God." One of my presentations focused on Jesus' story
Why are people poor? I remember being asked this question 10 years ago while training for a program I was volunteering with.
As I look at where we need to get, pronto -- 350 parts per million or less carbon in the atmosphere, sustainable use of planetary resources, and a world economy consistent with those things -- and
Raising one half-African son and one of mixed European descent posed both ordinary and unique parenting challenges for my husband and me.
Learning from Shavuot and Pentecost: Can we share our harvest? Can we share our talk and tongues? Can we relearn how to share our work and rest?
If Hernando de Soto was overestimating how much wealth the world's poor have accumulated
A standard definition of community development often goes something like this:
If a budget is a moral document, what should be said about the president's proposed budget for 2010? I focus here on what this budget proposal says about justice for poorer Americans.