Good Friday Lessons That Lead to Easter Joy

by Tony Magliano Fifty years ago, Blessed Pope Paul VI gave to the world a truly prophetic encyclical letter Populorum Progressio (“The Development of Peoples), and just days later Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his powerful speech, “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence.” As kindred spirits in Christ, they both knew the grave … Continue reading Good Friday Lessons That Lead to Easter Joy

Statement: Bombing Syria Will Not Create Peace

Hate begets hate. Violence begets violence. The years of war and the recent tragedies in Syria are heartbreaking. The tortuous deaths caused by chemical weapons are another example of the depths of human depravity. War and preparations for war accomplish nothing. The President’s decision to violate international law by this act of aggression, along with … Continue reading Statement: Bombing Syria Will Not Create Peace