US & More - 2007

United States Supreme Court Building. Photo by Jeff Kubina via Wikimedia Commons

Can a Good Judge Ever Do Justice?

US & MoreMarta Cartabia

Judges, lawyers, professors, and even an outstanding Justice of the United States Supreme Court… For a week, they had to reckon with an eternal question, one that affects all of us.

In God We Trust. Photo by Kevin Dooley via Flickr

Will God Save America?

US & MoreCarlo Dignola

Surveys claim religion is still strong. Politicians, in canvasing for votes, wave the Bible. And yet Protestant theologian Stanley Hauerwas believes that Christianity, in the nation born from the search for happiness, is becoming increasingly weaker.

The Benedictine Saints by Jan Joostsz van Hillegom. Via Wikimedia Commons

A Companionship to Walk With

US & MoreRich Veras

Though we usually take it for granted, the mere fact that men are called to be Christ’s presence on earth as ordained priests is astounding. Their path is not one that cannot be walked alone.

Dublin, Irealand, Wikimedia Commnons

The Dubliners, The Wager

US & MoreAnna Leonardi

The vicissitudes of a group of friends in the Irish capital, beginning in the 1980s and still going strong, always in movement in a country in transformation.

The Disciples Peter and John Running to the Tomb by Eugene Burnand via Wikimedia Commons

The Rose of Texas Always Starting Anew

US & MoreMaurizio Maniscalco

The everyday life of a group of Americans, with lots of Italians “passing through:” judging life and sticking together, to open up to the world while not getting lost in it.

Atchison Kansas. Photo via Flickr

The Monk and the Captain

US & MoreMaurizio Maniscalco

These are unexpected encounters with the Benedictines of Atchison, Kansas, a presence in this town since 1855. The meetings at Benedictine College, the birth of the CL community, and the Memores Domini house tell an exceptional story.