• Franciscan Brothers of Peace, others walk alongside victims of torture

    Franciscan Brothers of Peace, others walk alongside victims of torture

    • Mar 4, 2018

    The Center for Victims of Torture, a St. Paul nonprofit, is recognized internationally as a leader in helping victims of torture said Curt Goering, its executive director. “When they come to us here, they have deep, physical and emotional wounds, having endured the worst that any human being can possibly endure.”

  • Pope Francis: Prison without hope of reentering society is ‘torture’

    Pope Francis: Prison without hope of reentering society is ‘torture’

    • Aug 24, 2017

    From the beginning, Pope Francis has been a vocal advocate for the human dignity of prisoners, among other things choosing to celebrate three of his four Holy Thursday Masses to date in different Roman jails. In a new video message to prisoners in Argentina, the pope said that serving time without the hope for rehabilitation and reentering society isn’t “fruitful,” it’s actually a form of torture.

  • Has the time come to name ‘Trumpism’ a heresy?

    • Feb 8, 2017

    President Donald Trump exudes an ideology of “America first.” There’s only one problem for orthodox Christians, however — the nation may never come first, because in first place must always be Jesus Christ and his Gospel. In that sense, “Trumpism” is actually a heresy.