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War's deadly distractions

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War is deadly. While this is an obvious fact regarding those who fight, it is less obvious regarding the life and death plight of many ... continue reading

Pope Francis' Challenging Easter Message to the World

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"Please, please, let us not get used to war! Let us all commit ourselves to imploring peace, from our balconies and in our streets! Peace!" ... continue reading

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'Let us not forget: war is madness' Watch

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In the days leading up to President Putin's decision to order invading Russian troops into Ukraine, Pope Francis, in an apparent effort to ... continue reading

War is not inevitable!

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As I write, war between Russia and Ukraine is dangerously close. I hope and pray that as you read this, war has not become a reality.  ... continue reading

Making a Difference: We have a moral obligation to save Afghans from starving! Watch

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In Afghanistan, "hunger is rising and children are dying," said David Beasley, executive director of the U.N. World Food Program. "We can't ... continue reading

Making a Difference: From violence to respect for life

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As I write, it is the U.S. holiday commemorating the great civil and human rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. On the evening of ... continue reading

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Do you know what 'The Greatest Meat on Earth' tastes like?

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Montana Ranch and Cattle Company's exceptional taste comes from how beef is raised, prepared, and delivered. That's what makes Montana ... continue reading

2022 World Day of Peace message: Yes, to human needs! No, to militarization! Watch

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Fifty-five years ago, on Jan. 1, 1968, with the Vietnam War raging, and numerous other armed conflicts causing untold death and ... continue reading

Building God's Kingdom in the New Year Watch

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The powerful temptation to build earthly kingdoms has been a painful thorn lodged deep within the human psyche from ancient times to the ... continue reading

A Christmas miracle: when enemies became brothers

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As the first Christmas of World War I approached, Pope Benedict XV on Dec. 7, 1914, asked the leaders of all warring governments to agree ... continue reading

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