Latest Posts

Even in Prison There is Dignity in Work

In a program at Colorado’s Crowley County Correctional Facility, prisoners hand-make roof trusses and oak cabinets for use in Habitat For Humanity home. The inmates not only learn carpentry skills but the dignity of work: “For me, personally, having that apprenticeship was priceless,” said Mike Voss. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.23.13

Why Your iPhone Upgrade Is Good for the Poor Daniel Fletcher, Wall Street Journal The enormous capabilities of smartphones are being repurposed and redirected for use in the developing world. Gay Marriage Collides With Religious Liberty Mollie Ziegler Hemingway, Wall Street Journal Owners of small businesses are finding that honoring their faith can get them in trouble. Continue Reading...

The Golden Key of Soul Freedom

In an interview with Christianity Today, social critic Os Guinness explains why religious liberty it necessary for societal flourishing: Americans employ the term “religious freedom,” while Europeans prefer the roughly synonymous term “freedom of religion and belief.” In the book, you suggest something deeper and broader with the term “soul freedom.” What is “soul freedom”? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.20.13

A Big Heart Open to God Antonio Spadaro, S.J., America The exclusive interview with Pope Francis What Has Happened to the Incomes of the Middle Class and Poor? Scott Winshi, e21 New income figures released by the Census Bureau today will inspire a wave of commentary about the sluggishness of the recovery and the decline in living standards that started with the recession. Continue Reading...