Michael Gannon, a renowned historian and Hispanist who specialized in Florida history and the state"s Spanish colonial period, has died, the University of Florida said Wednesday. He was 89.
It is the first step in a process that promises to combine three of Trump’s most successful ventures: beauty pageants, reality TV competitions and xenophobia. Proposals include hi-tech ‘virtual wall’ and 1,600km barrier of shipping containers.
Past a chalkboard that says, “Come inside to read a good book,” on one side and “Don’t be an asshole!” on the other, you come across a tattered SEPTA Union Strike poster from the early twentieth century, preserved underneath an equally withered-away lamination. A few cautious inches deep inside of this surreal time machine, a pillar manages to stand from the 1890s home of an anarchist feminist writer and speaker who lived near Drexel University.
Mexicans who help build U.S. President Donald Trump's planned border wall would be acting immorally and should be deemed traitors, the Catholic Archdiocese of Mexico said
Latinos are much like the Irish. Both came to America as down-on-their-luck Catholic immigrants from failing countries only to be despised when they got here.
Latino church leaders are highly desired.
The residence was named for the Blessed Oscar Romero, an Archbishop from San Salvador, who suffered martyrdom amid his efforts to fight for social justice and defend the rights of the poor and marginalized in his home country.
For decades, Catholic dioceses have spent countless hours (and dollars) training our leaders in skills. One consultant showed us how to better manage enrollment. Another showed us how to better manage our finances ... But one of the basic needs we sometimes missed was that no one came along and taught us how to transform our thinking in a way that produced results.
This Wednesday, Feb. 10, is Ash Wednesday, marking the start of the Lenten season. In place of a column this week, Archbishop Chaput offers responses to a series of questions about Lent.
A case is sometimes made that abortion is mainly a cultural and moral issue, and politics is a poor solution to the problem. The curious thing is that some of the same voices that argue against political action on the abortion issue seem quite comfortable urging vigorous political engagement on issues like health care, homelessness and the environment.