Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in Sojourners’ God’s Politics blog. Permission was given by the moderator to repost.
Last week, I attended a screening of Documented, Jose Antonio Vargas’ film about his coming out as an undocumented immigrant after winning the Pulitzer Prize. His journey is honest, poignant, and humorous. […]Continue Reading →
Last Sunday many of us gathered in our living rooms with friends to tune in to an American cultural event: the Oscars. Some of us like to watch it because it seems to be nostalgic in some way, reminiscent of old Hollywood glamour, starlets dressed in the height of fashion with well-coiffed […]Continue Reading →
On June 18, 1954, the CIA dropped leaflets across Guatemala demanding the resignation of the nation’s democratically-elected president, Jacobo Arbenz, and then armed, organized, and trained a military opposition to successfully topple his presidency. Arbenz had supported an agrarian reform policy that was of concern to the United Fruit Company, the American company that owned […]Continue Reading →
Tony and Janina Wasilewski were like many other newlywed couples. After a big wedding surrounded by their friends and extended family, they shifted their focus to building a life together, and eventually they had a son, Brian. They lived in suburban Chicago, where they were active members of their Catholic parish. And, like many […]Continue Reading →