A kairos moment: Prophecy and hope in the time of COVID-19

October 2, 2020

On March 30, as the full reality of COVID-19 was only beginning to dawn on most of us, UN Secretary-General António Guterres noted the “disruption” […]

A matter of urgency

August 18, 2020

Concern about slowed mail delivery from the US Postal Service—and the impact it may have on November’s election, when the pandemic is expected to lead […]

What refugees can teach us about living in crisis

August 11, 2020

Adjusting to a new normal is a traumatic and difficult process. The best advice for understanding how to adjust to the COVID lockdown might come […]

Not just “business as usual”: Humanizing supply chains amid the pandemic

August 6, 2020

Just days into the closure of our campus and larger communities this past March, I had the opportunity to speak with Gustavo Perez Burlanga, senior […]

Why politicizing science is a problem

July 29, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about some unexpected outcomes, none more striking than the fact that developing countries have seemingly fared well against the virus, […]

“Seeing-as”

July 10, 2020

An outcry In a particularly disturbing scene in J.M. Coetzee’s novel, Waiting for the Barbarians, the protagonist defends four prisoners who are about to be […]

Teaching in times of crisis: bridging the gap through accompaniment and co-creation

July 8, 2020

The coronavirus has forced educators around the globe to deliver familiar content in unfamiliar ways—in virtual classrooms with no students physically in front of them. […]

Can Catholic peacebuilders survive the pandemic?

July 2, 2020

From Congo to Colombia, the Catholic Church plays an often unheralded role in peacebuilding. Will the pandemic create new opportunities for Catholic peacebuilders or will […]