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Waging War Yet Again

Waging War Yet Again

I went on a retreat last weekend with the Spanish-speaking Secular Franciscan fraternity which meets at St. Anthony Shrine. We were at a beautiful Benedictine monastery in Still River, Mass. The weather was perfect, with blue skies, warm days and cool nights. The...
Victor Jara: El derecho de vivir en Paz

Victor Jara: El derecho de vivir en Paz

Derecho de vivir en Paz = The Right to Live in Peace Shortly after the Chilean coup of 11 September 1973, Victor Jara was arrested, tortured and ultimately shot dead with 44 machine-gun bullets in the Chile Stadium (renamed Victor Jara Stadium in September 2003). The...
Absent on Syria

Absent on Syria

“The president does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation that does not involve stopping an actual or imminent threat to the nation.” –Barack Obama, 2007...