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Dakota Access Pipeline Is “Morally Unacceptable”

Would Jesus put the profits of a few before the health of many? Not likely. It’s easy then to know how Jesus would feel about the Dakota Access pipeline, which puts drinking water for millions at risk. After the federal government approved the pipeline last week, Catholics came together to call the project “morally unacceptable.” “We […]

March 2nd

Interfaith EcoJustice Predicted To Rise Under Donald Trump

Creation Care leaders are predicting the coming Trump presidency will prompt more ecojustice activism, including non-violent civil disobedience, within US faith communities. Writing for Baptist News, Jeff Brumley states that “Faith-based protests of pipeline projects, global warming and other environmental causes won’t just be for the hard core anymore, thanks to Donald J. Trump.” EcoJustice […]

December 19th

Pope Francis Says Money Dominates Politics

Pope Francis had strong words for world leaders’ priorities, including United States president-elect Donald Trump last week. During a speech the pontiff decried politicians who promote corporate profits above the common good. “The ‘distraction’ or delay in implementing global agreements on the environment shows that politics has become submissive to a technology and economy which seek […]

December 8th

Even Under President Trump, Lotuses Can Still Bloom

It’s almost 4am and I haven’t been able to sleep. I thought I’d write to help me process my grief over Donald Trump’s presidential victory, come to acceptance, and get strength to fight. It’s amazing what just sitting down at the computer and formulating my thoughts has already done for my mood. One of my […]

November 9th

Evangelicals for Donald Trump Lost Their Values Long Ago

Last week Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, the nation’s largest Protestant denomination, asked New York Times‘ readers an important question: have evangelicals who support Trump lost their values? In the opinion piece, Moore describes the blustering bigoted presidential candidate as a “Bronze Age warlord” who “built his career […]

September 22nd

Do Republican Candidates Care About Science, Voters, or Religion?

This evening, Republican presidential hopefuls will once again take the stage to debate their policies and platforms on issues ranging from immigration, to Obamacare, to Donald Trump. It’s easy to predict what they will say; they’ll call for border fences, an end to affordable healthcare, and blast the man beneath the toupee for his racist and misogynistic […]

September 16th