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The Salaita Affair

Many of you already know about the Steven Salaita affair at the University of Illinois. Here’s an excellent summary of what has happened so far , with an important update on external pressures that may have influenced Chancellor Wise’s decision. My ... [Published dotCommonweal - 1 hour ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

No, Marcial Maciel was not like Mary Magdalene, at all

Don't miss Jason Berry's lengthy update on the Legion of Christ's ventures in the Holy Land, in the National Catholic Reporter this week. How has the order coped with diminishment and disgrace following the belated exposure and censure of its founder, ... [Published dotCommonweal - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Painful and Beautiful

Today's New York Times has an article with an accompanying short video. It's about the author and film maker's mother, Pam White, and the man who married her, loves her, and is her principal care-giver through her journey with Alzheimer's disease. ... [Published dotCommonweal - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Will the Vatican extradite Josef Wesolowski?

Did you read Laurie Goodstein's disturbing story about the former papal nuncio to the Dominican Republic, Josef Wesolowski? Do. Wesolowski was recalled to the Vatican after it was alleged that he had sexually abused minors (Goodstein spoke with several ... [Published dotCommonweal - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Pope Francis and the Next Generation of Theologians

School is beginning again. . . and I was asked a question to which I am not sure I know the answer. Will the example of Pope Francis attract peple with different sorts of interests and ways of viewing the Church to graduate studies in theology than ... [Published dotCommonweal - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

How the U.S. Congress is Bought & Sold

Connie Bruck, who writes regularly on business and politics for the New Yorker, has a run down on AIPAC's history and influence on U.S. policy toward Israel. She points to some recent setbacks in its lobbying (on Iran, negotiations, and sanctions), but ... [Published dotCommonweal - Aug 25 2014]
Entities: Illustrator, Iran, Sanctions
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Breaking News...

Breaking News: Rev. Sirico Expresses Approval of Citizens United and Hobby Lobby cases, Cites Study that Claims “Biblical Precedent” for Corporate Persons . Centuries-Long Debate over Pauline Term "Body of Christ" Finally Resolved! ... [Published dotCommonweal - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Divided on Ferguson?

Social scientists and journalists examining the sad state of affairs at Ferguson are already talking about a black/white split in terms of perception. The Pew Center leads off a new study by saying that “blacks are about twice as likely as whites to ... [Published dotCommonweal - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering James Foley

After his release from his first captivity in Libya James Foley wrote this letter to his alma mater, Marquette University. He said: ... [Published dotCommonweal - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Something to think about

A poster, Freddie deBoer, at Andrew Sullivan's Daily Dish has come under fire for not being even-handed in the Israel-Palestine debate. He has decided to take some time off, he says, but before he goes he has posted a short reflection on what "balance" ... [Published dotCommonweal - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

The statehouse probes: Perry, Christie and Cuomo

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has given over his fingerprints and smiling mug shot, and his lawyer calls the case against him “an attempt to criminalize politics”—that is, Perry’s hardnosed style of politics, which involved cutting off funds to a prosecutor ... [Published dotCommonweal - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Peter Mathiessen's "In Paradise"

Half-way through Peter Mathiessen’s final novel, In Paradise, the chief character, Olin, tells what he says is an alternate version of the crucifixion story to Catherine, a young novice soon to take her religious vows. The good thief makes his request ... [Published dotCommonweal - Aug 19 2014]
Entities: Religion

Quotes

"Marcial Maciel's initials are also MM, just like Mary Magdalene. She had a problematic past before her deliverance, so there's a parallel. Our world has double standards when it comes to morals. Some people have a formal, public display and then the realreal life they live behind the scenes. "
...  Similarly, almost every discussion of institutionalized racism in America today eventually ends up with someone saying, "Are you calling me a racist?  Because I didn't/don't have anything to do with _____ (fill in the blank: slavery, Jim Crow, racially exclusive housing covenants, Ferguson....). "
...dated August 9 and addressed to Ban Ki-Moon, the Secretary General of the United Nations, Pope Francis appealed to the international community "to do all that it can to stop and to prevent further systematic violence against ethnic and religious minorities" in northern Iraq. The full letter after the jump
...Hull, describing the evolution of the build's use as a reflection of the changing needs of New York. "We served the Italian immigrants, then homeless men, and now the arts community."

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Pope Francis and the Next Generation of Theolog... [Published dotCommonweal - Aug 26 2014]
Will the Vatican extradite Josef Wesolowski? [Published dotCommonweal - Aug 25 2014]
How the U.S. Congress is Bought & Sold [Published dotCommonweal - Aug 25 2014]
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Divided on Ferguson? [Published dotCommonweal - Aug 22 2014]
Something to think about [Published dotCommonweal - Aug 21 2014]
Remembering James Foley [Published dotCommonweal - Aug 21 2014]
The statehouse probes: Perry, Christie and Cuomo [Published dotCommonweal - Aug 20 2014]
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What is Written in Our Hearts? [Published dotCommonweal - Aug 08 2014]
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The Salaita Affair [Published dotCommonweal - 1 hour ago]
Many of you already know about the Steven Salaita affair at the University of Illinois. Here’s an excellent summary of what has happened so far , with an important update on external pressures that may have influenced Chancellor Wise’s decision. My ...
Painful and Beautiful [Published dotCommonweal - Aug 26 2014]
Today's New York Times has an article with an accompanying short video. It's about the author and film maker's mother, Pam White, and the man who married her, loves her, and is her principal care-giver through her journey with Alzheimer's disease. ...
No, Marcial Maciel was not like Mary Magdalene,... [Published dotCommonweal - Aug 26 2014]
Don't miss Jason Berry's lengthy update on the Legion of Christ's ventures in the Holy Land, in the National Catholic Reporter this week. How has the order coped with diminishment and disgrace following the belated exposure and censure of its founder, ...
Pope Francis and the Next Generation of Theolog... [Published dotCommonweal - Aug 26 2014]
School is beginning again. . . and I was asked a question to which I am not sure I know the answer. Will the example of Pope Francis attract peple with different sorts of interests and ways of viewing the Church to graduate studies in theology than ...
Will the Vatican extradite Josef Wesolowski? [Published dotCommonweal - Aug 25 2014]
Did you read Laurie Goodstein's disturbing story about the former papal nuncio to the Dominican Republic, Josef Wesolowski? Do. Wesolowski was recalled to the Vatican after it was alleged that he had sexually abused minors (Goodstein spoke with several ...
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