- May 26, 2020
Chad Pecknold said that teaching Augustine’s “City of God” on social media, “is confirming that Twitter is an instrument that can be used well. It is not just a diary. It is not just a place for political warfare. It is not just a place for expression of identity. It is actually a place in which people can meet on the ground of ideas.”
Actor Daniel Bruhl, part German and part Spanish, has now played a Nazi in a movie for the second time. He says he understands the gravity of the role from discussions with his grandparents who lived through the second world war, and he wonders if he could have made the heroic decisions that some had to make at that time to save lives in the face of such great danger.
“The use of internationally banned indiscriminate weapons is morally reprehensible,” said Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, USCCB president, and Bishop Oscar Cantu of Las Cruces, New Mexico, chairman of the USCCB Committee on International Justice and Peace. They said the USCCB along with Pope Francis look to a “peace based on dialogue and negotiation.”
Mary Larson grew up to be a nurse and an artist. She desperately wanted to be both/and rather than either/or. It was her Catholic faith that helped her bring her art and work together when she first spent time volunteering with the homeless and taking pictures that would later become portraits. She saw what beautiful subjects their experiences made.
Kevin Appleby, director at the Center for Migration Studies of New York, says that ultimately, law enforcement has the right to detain and deport a person, and if they have probable cause that someone’s in the church that they need to apprehend, they can step on to its property and do so. The term “sanctuary” has to be clarified so all parties know what it can provide, and what it can’t.