Month: December 2017

Hate In God’s Name

Daryl Johnston SPLC Religious extremism and its relation to violent conflict This series will delve deeper into how white supremacists, sovereign citizens, militia extremists and violent anti-abortion adherents use religious concepts and scripture to justify threats, criminal activity and violence. This discussion of religious extremism should not be confused with […]

Can The Pope’s Vatican Redesign Our Economy? An Interview With Cardinal Turkson

Brendan Doherty Forbes Pope Francis has an ambitious goal: to redesign our global economy to serve even our most vulnerable. His vision of a new ‘social economy‘ is one that discards and hides no one. Can he do it? This month I flew to the Vatican to find out.

Sunday has lost its sense as day of rest, renewal in Christ, pope says

Carol Glantz Catholic News Service via National Catholic Reporter Just like a plant needs sun and nourishment to survive, every Christian needs the light of Sunday and the sustenance of the Eucharist to truly live, Pope Francis said. “How can we carry out the Gospel without drawing the energy needed […]