Category Archives: moral protest

Telling the truth is an honorable act: it is not “bashing”

“More and more I feel that the people of ill will have used time much more effectively than have the people of good will. We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions … Continue reading

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Berta Isabel Cáceres, ¡presente!

I have been to too many funerals, memorial services, celebrations of people’s lives, but tonight’s memorial event for Berta Isabel Cáceres, the Honduran environmental activist who was murdered on March 4th, may have been one of the most moving and … Continue reading

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Bernie or Bust, an explanation for whatever friends I have left in this election

I am doing my nightly crying bit by watching our fan-created, Bernie Sanders videos, from people like us, people who suffer and who have lost friends and family, and who have seen people deported just because, and people who die … Continue reading

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Women hold up half the sky… a meditation on women’s rights and issues

We are living in a world that is ever more disrespectful and abusive of women’s rights and issues.  In our current scene of politicians who pander to the lowest common denominator to blast and blaspheme against the birthing half of humanity, … Continue reading

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Empathy and compassion

Yesterday I went to bring papers to the widow I have been helping.  After twenty-nine years of marriage to an abusive husband, a marriage in which she stayed in obedience to her marriage vows, as she is a fervent Catholic, … Continue reading

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Immigration in troubled times and cold days

December 5th WCDF Vigil Vigilia del 5 de diciembre en el Centro de Detención Held by Lacey Hunter with the help of Kristi Laughlin and Silvia A. Brandon Pérez as music leader – celebrada por Lacey Hunter con la ayuda … Continue reading

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The injustice of an imperial system

On May 28, 2010, a longtime resident of San Diego, Anastasio Hernández Rojas,was brutally beaten, shot repeatedly with a Taser and killed by border patrol agents at the San Ysidro Port of Entry. As happens these days, eyewitnesses recorded the … Continue reading

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