Commentary: Celebrating Spring with Interfaith Refugees

People from seven-months to 70-years-old from Afghanistan, Bhutan, Canada, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guatemala, India, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Liberia, Nepal, Nigeria, Thailand, Ukraine, United States, and Vietnam participate in “Celebrate Spring” an annual gathering initiated by the University of the Incarnate Word community for refugee families Denman Estate Park.

Gender, Gospel, and Global Justice

Pope Francis is calling for a more just and peaceful world.  Considering that women are among the poorest and most vulnerable, he has a tremendous opportunity to speak out for them. As he has moved the Catholic Church forward in so many areas, he could move beyond the prejudice that has excluded women from ordained ministry and thus from significant authority and influence.