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” […]

“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 […]

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 […]

In The Media

Supreme Court rules in favor of DACA, for now

June 18, 2020

Erin Corcoran, executive director of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, commented on the recent Supreme Court ruling in favor of DACA. “It’s a […]

In The Media

Jesuit presents book on how religion, ethics can shape refugee response

May 21, 2020

A virtual event presented by the Keough School of Global Affairs and Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs was featured in […]

The Corona Hotel in Jerusalem: Is this how the light gets in?

May 18, 2020

I always search for comedic relief. This is one of the reasons why I have supported the work of Noam Shuster, a Jewish Israeli with […]

From Mecca to Mitt: Religion, politics, and COVID-19

May 6, 2020

The second caliph of Islam, ‘Umar b. al-Khattab (r. 634-644 CE), is reported to have said that even if a dog were to die on […]