Topic: US Domestic Issues

  • To average Catholics, it may be hard to imagine their priest with a wife and children. But, to a limited extent, it is already happening. More

    June 22, 2001 | 0 Comments

  • In India, sex selection by sonogram is officially illegal, but widely practiced. And there is no Hindu or legal prohibition on abortion. More

    June 1, 2001 | 0 Comments

  • Many moral questions are posed when adult justice is imposed on juveniles. Should a boy who has murdered someone be put into a prison with grown men? Advocates of mandatory sentencing caution that these kids must be taken off the street and kept off. Critics warn that a young person spending his formative years in an adult prison has much less of a chance of ever becoming a productive citizen.

    January 19, 2001 | 0 Comments

  • There is a growing conflict at the U.S.-Mexico border between enforcing the law and helping illegal immigrants in need. Despite walls and patrols, undocumented immigrants continue to pour into the U.S., sometimes under life-threatening conditions. Should churches help the needy, even if they're here illegally?

    November 26, 1999 | 0 Comments

  • As he has since he was 18, Former President Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday school most Sundays at his little Baptist church in Georgia. However, Mr. Carter’s primary vocation is trying to prevent conflicts, promote democracy, and fight hunger and disease in the poorest parts of the world. More

    October 29, 1999 | 0 Comments

  • The work of Mother Teresa’s worldwide missionary order continues, and so does the work of another missionary nun in Calcutta, who ministers to the poor in a different way.

    September 3, 1999 | Comments (2)

  • Many second generation American Hindus are fascinated by the religion’s philosophy, but rarely go to the temple or practice rituals, and often don’t understand them. There is a danger that the beliefs the rituals embody are at risk. More

    August 6, 1999 | 0 Comments

  • Alongside Christians and Jews in all their variety, there are now Muslims and Buddhists and Sikhs and Hindus, a million Hindus in all, struggling, as have all other newcomers, to establish their faith and traditions in the United States. More

    July 30, 1999 | 0 Comments

  • The Islamic Saudi Academy in Loudoun County, Virginia, outside Washington, DC, is creating controversy with its plan for a new campus. More

    February 20, 1998 | 0 Comments

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