God's Politics
January 1, 1970 Archives

Covering the Daily Digest while Duane Shank is taking a much-deserved long weekend, I read this chilling report of Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe’s threats against the Catholic bishops in his country: Once [the bishops] turn political, we regard them as […]

There are two pieces on poverty from today’s Washington Post that are worth reading and discussing. The first is by one of my favorite columnists, E.J. Dionne Jr., If Democrats Want to Help the Poor. . . : Republicans once […]

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Sitting in the carpool line, I’m surrounded by a crowd of high-occupancy vehicles. Almost all of them are hued in the peaceful colors of a seascape – navy blue, metallic blue, blue-green, silver, and shimmering beige. There’s not a lot […]

Therefore, somehow, we have to learn to get our satisfaction and our joy in faithfulness and in our intimate relationship with Christ. Then the question of effectiveness and success, in the usual sense of those terms is not the issue. […]

For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. For in the one Spirit we were all baptized into one body- […]