13
OCT
2016

How do you counter fear when voting?

Originally aired October 3, 2016 on Sentinel Watch
06
SEP
2012

A healing response to gun violence

Live audio chat with David Hohle, C.S.B.
12
SEP
2011

Prayer That Prevents Crime in Our Cities

The local evening news reported the gang-related shooting deaths of two more children in my city, echoing a recent article in The Christian Science Monitor with this ominous title: “Chicago police use more deadly force as gang war heats up” (July 25). It’s not uncommon here for...
31
JAN
2011

Human Trafficking: Don’t Look Away

Writer Nicholas Kristof shed light on the problems of modern slavery and human trafficking in a recent New York Times commentary, “A woman. A prostitute. A slave.” He writes, “No one has a clear idea of the scale of the problem… [but] it’s hugely...
29
MAR
2010

Spiritual Diplomacy

Recently, the Chinese government has issued several statements expressing frustration with, among other things, U.S. arms sales to Taiwan and President Obama’s planned meeting with the long-exiled Tibetan leader, the Dalai Lama. Of course the U.S. State Department is responding...
11
JUN
2007

Substandard or God-Standard Work?

In the months following Hurricane Katrina, the levees around New Orleans were speedily reconstructed. But recent aerial photos of these levees show evidence of serious flaws. Several studies, including a National Science Foundation report as well as a $20-million investigation...
29
JAN
2007

Prayer + Unity = Progress

Since the release late last year of the Iraq Study Group report in the U.S., the 84-page document has received a lot of attention. It’s been praised for its accurate assessment of the situation in Iraq, and at the same time criticized as a consensus document, lacking the...
09
OCT
2006

Always, We Can Think Clearly

The range and frequency of news coverage today provides a stream of updates and discussion on issues for which answers are not always obvious. In fact, some issues seem so large and complex they almost defy resolution. But even events that seem outside our control are in fact...