REFLECTION: After the election, much work to be done

by Shelley Douglass Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace It's afternoon at Mary's House, the day after Thanksgiving.  Our guests are out – Ashley, who is just 21, has gone with her two girls to sign the lease on an apartment.  She is packing and expects to be moving out on December 1st.  She will … Continue reading REFLECTION: After the election, much work to be done

ELECTION 2012: Election Day considerations

by Fr. John S. Rausch, Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace Unfortunately, Presidential, Senate and Congressional elections represent more of a beauty contest than a forum for discussing substantive issues.  Single-issue voters can add to the polarization of the political process with their self-righteousness, while PACs can float half-truths and lies about a candidate with … Continue reading ELECTION 2012: Election Day considerations