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 4, 2016 in Justice ~ Approx 4 mins
Frederick Douglass gave his famous Fourth of July speech a day late, on July 5, 1852. The majesty of his oratory matched the solemnity of the occasion: It is the birthday of your National Independence, and of your political freedom. This, to you, is what the Passover was to the emancipated people of God. It carries your […]
Published Apr 25, 2016 in Faith & Politics, Spirituality ~ Approx 4 mins
Bill McCormick, SJ considers what anger in politics does to us, and what anger keeps us from doing in our desires for justice.