In the Spotlight
Published Jul 26, 2016 in Faith & Politics, Global Catholicism, In the News ~ Approx 4 mins
Hillary Clinton announced Jesuit-educated Tim Kaine as her running mate last weekend and the media went wild. Brendan Busse, SJ shines some light on what the popular stories are missing.
Published Jul 20, 2016 in Faith & Politics ~ Approx 6 mins
In this season of national conventions, Bill McCormick, SJ asks us to consider our religious and political affiliations. How can one be both a “good Catholic” and a good member of one’s political party?
Published Jul 17, 2016 in In the News ~ Approx 4 mins
With all eyes on Cleveland this week as it hosts the GOP Convention, Michael Rossmann, SJ interviews a Cleveland resident who founded a group organizing protests against Donald Trump.
Published Jul 12, 2016 in Blogs, In the News, Spirituality ~ Approx 4 mins
In the wake of recent tragedies, Brendan Busse, SJ finds himself praying for the goodness of things.
Published Jul 11, 2016 in In the News, Justice ~ Approx 7 mins
“The life of the law has not been logic; it has been experience.” So wrote Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. in his magisterial treatment, The Common Law, nearly 140 years ago. More and more, it becomes apparent that so much of our legal system — our justice system — reflects not (simply) abstract […]