Pope Francis Speaks to US Bishops

In a video address, the Holy Father spoke to the United States bishops during their annual Fall meeting. Speaking in English, Pope Francis focused his attention on the need to welcome new immigrants into our midst. He also commended the Church in the United States for its forthcoming Encuentro, which is a program designed to “acknowledge and […]

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White Male Defensiveness

There’s another kind of WMD and, although this kind of WMD doesn’t involve bombs, it can nevertheless result in explosive anger. This WMD is white male defensiveness, which is the experience that often arises when people attempt to have conversations about structures, systems, institutions, and cultures of racism, xenophobia, misogyny, homophobia, Islamophobia, and other forms of […]