Run the (Virtual) Race so as to Win

Published Sep 18, 2020 in Pop Culture, Sports ~ Approx 4 mins

About two months ago, I received an email from the Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank Marathon staff which told me that, due to continued uncertainty caused by the pandemic, the race was canceled.  The message was disappointing but entirely understandable.  They did say, however, that I could choose to run the full race virtually: on my […]

The Value of Human Life: An African Jesuit Reflects on the Black Lives Matter Movement

Published Jul 16, 2020 in Current Events, Global Catholicism, Justice, Race ~ Approx 4 mins

What is the value of human life? While there seems to be an agreement that such a question is worth asking, there is much debate on what ought to be its appropriate response. The incongruity in the responses to this age-old question has led to the heart-rending atrocities at Auschwitz, the bombing of Hiroshima and […]