Immigration

June 12, 2013

Why Can’t Amnesty Come Second?

There were fireworks this week on the floor of the U.S. Senate.  That august body (or once august body) began deliberations on the Gang of 8 […]
April 8, 2014

Canon Law and the Bishops’ Border Mass

Canon lawyer Ed Peters has a good and interesting blog post on the recent celebration of Mass on the U.S.-Mexico border by some American Bishops.  He […]
April 21, 2014

34 Ways to Have an Epic Life: The Greatness of John Paul the Great

a 1.  Son of Emilia and Karol       2.  Son of the Church       3.  Son of Mary       4.  […]
June 6, 2014
No #hashtag for Meriam Ibrahim?

A Tale of Two Prisoners

The Catholic teaching of just war is an extension of the duty of men to protect women and children from violence, but Meriam Ibrahim and her […]
July 18, 2014

What did Pope Francis actually say on the crisis on the U.S.-Mexican border?

Thankfully, via Vatican Radio, we have the full and unedited statement by Pope Francis on the occasion of the “Mexico Holy See colloquium on human migration […]
September 24, 2014

Shipwreck and Cynicism

Last July, Pope Francis made his first papal trip outside of Rome to the Italian island of Lampedusa: a narrow slab of rock 70 miles off […]