The people of God seem always to struggle with exactly how to relate to powerful governments. Israel hated her slavery in Egypt under Pharaoh, but promptly wanted to go back to Egypt after landing in the wilderness. At least in Egypt she could have melons. This longing to go back to Egypt and trust in... Continue Reading →
What Should We Think About Stories of Slaughtered Christians in Syria?
Politically, it would be easy to find fault with some of the decisions being made in our foreign policy. Many politicians have in fact been critical of President Obama, calling for more serious action to be taken in Assyria (Joe Lieberman and John McCain are but two examples). Indeed, many websites are quickly seizing on... Continue Reading →
I saw a news article yesterday stating that 59,000 nuns joined together to support the Obama health care plan, which had been opposed by U.S. bishops because of its funding of abortions. Well, today, Kathryn Jean Lopez sets the record straight for Roman Catholics. According to this blog post from KJL, the number of signatories... Continue Reading →