I used to walk along the aisles of the magnificent Westminster Cathedral, the "mother church" of the Catholic community in the UK, in awe of its unusual Byzantine style, its heavenly choirs and the majestic organ music that reverberated...
I must say this sounds like it's going to be an unusual - if noisy! - anti-war protest directed at Blair. Spotted this on the Indymedia UK website: Sounding Out Tony BlairStop the War Coalition...
Meet Robert Waldrop (left), one of the leading lights of the Catholic Worker movement in the United States. Bob runs the Oscar Romero Catholic Worker House in Oklahoma, US. His powerful words - more than the way he looks...
Some good news at long last. Just got a call from The Herald editor, Fr Lawrence Andrew.The Herald has received the approval letter for its new annual publishing permit - without any condition! Nothing mentioned about the use...
The New York Times has finally admitted in an op-ed video - in contradiction to some of its own reports - what many of us already knew: that the US war in Iraq is largely against a determined home-grown...
Emperor Constantine's conversion to Christianity had a profound impact on history. The imperial values of the Roman Empire were pitted against the values of the Gospel, as expounded by Christ in the Beatitudes (Blessed are the poor, blessed...
So Wolfowitz goes without being held accountable for his criminal scheming against Iraq.After I wrote the piece below, an academic friend told me, "Although he did have to step down, it was hardly a fall -- guy walks away...
The Beirut-based journalist Robert Fisk once said, "War is the total failure of the human spirit".I know what he is trying to say. War brings out the worst in human nature. Bloodbaths. Torture. Senseless killing. Indiscriminate bombing. Rape.Then again,...
It is something of a joke these days to see the US State Department's Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. Talk about the pot calling the kettle(s) black.Since the 11 September 2001 attacks, the human rights struggle has...

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