Warnock’s way: A progressive, religious approach is a winning ticket

by John Gehringin Commonweal Faith was a defining feature of the Georgia special-election campaign that helped give Democrats control of Congress and the White House for the first time since 2011. The Black church and progressive religious activism took center stage, helping make Rev. Raphael Warnock—the son of a sharecropper who grew up in public … Continue reading Warnock’s way: A progressive, religious approach is a winning ticket

REFLECTION: Donald Trump is right. Pope Francis’s visit to the border is political

by John Gehring, The Washington Post When Pope Francis stands at the U.S.- Mexico border on Wednesday, he will bring a clarion message from the heart of the Judeo-Christian tradition. The biblical imperative to welcome the stranger and protect the refugee is an ancient commandment. The presence of the first Latin American pope at the … Continue reading REFLECTION: Donald Trump is right. Pope Francis’s visit to the border is political