The Afghanistan debacle unmasks American exceptionalism and entitlement

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace The theme this week must clearly center on Afghanistan. The world’s attention is riveted on the beyond-incredible events of these days there. It is all-important for us Catholics as citizens of this country to educate ourselves about the history and results of this misadventure. Not to … Continue reading The Afghanistan debacle unmasks American exceptionalism and entitlement

The preferential option for the poor was Latin America’s response to racism

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace The recent outstanding Pax Christi USA National Conference gave much attention to the  scourge of racism in U.S. society. The original sin of the United States has not been atoned for nearly enough, much less eradicated from our cultural expressions – political, educational, penal, economic, and … Continue reading The preferential option for the poor was Latin America’s response to racism