Making A Difference
Tony Magliano
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Seventy years ago, on August 6, 1945, the single most destructive weapon ever unleashed upon human beings and the environment – the atomic bomb – was dropped by an American B-29 bomber on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, killing approximately 80,000 people. more
Back in the mid-1980s, I was working as a director of religious education at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in western Maryland. more
“The God of peace is never glorified by human violence,” wrote the famous Trappist monk Thomas Merton. more
Who would have predicted it? Who would have imagined on Feb. 3, 1977, the day of his appointment as archbishop of San Salvador, that the highly conservative Oscar Romero -- who was suspicious of the Catholic church’s involvement in political activism -- would die a martyr’s death for courageously defending his people against the murderous assaults of the Salvadoran government and military and their allied right-wing death squads? more
As the minds and hearts of Christians throughout the world recently focused on the suffering, death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus, we naturally think of the Holy Land. more
Writing a column on social justice and peace offers me plenty of timely issues to choose from. And I always truly sense from God the exact issue he desires that I write on. more
“In the days to come, the mountain of the Lord’s house shall be established as the highest mountain and raised above the hills,” writes the prophet Isaiah. more
“The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the Gospel.” more
When it comes to the harsh difficulties many Native Americans face every day, the saying “out of sight, out mind” hits home. more
What a sight! More than 25 times from the top of Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., I have seen a sea of people marching to proclaim the dignity of unborn human life, and how death-dealing abortion sends the unholy message that some human beings are disposable. more
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