Eco Catholic: Late March saw an amazing week in the Salvadoran struggle against mining. And we owe much of the magic to Gov. Carlos Padilla from the Philippines.
There are instances when people of faith must not remain silent — times when we are called to stand in the public square and lift up our voices.
At the urging of Catholic leaders, El Salvador has passed a law banning metal mining nationwide, making the small Central American country the first in the world to outlaw the industry.
"I must say, in all sincerity, that there is no date. And we understand it well because it involves a process," said Archbishop Jose Luis Escobar Alas.
Book Review: For those who know the martyr mostly by name and reputation, the 250 pages are a primer on the man and his ministry.
More than 40 theologians and scholars from Latin and Central America, the Caribbean, Spain and the US brought their expertise in liberation theology to a weeklong gathering at Boston College.
Viewpoint: Three University of Notre Dame students weigh in on El Salvador's proposed legislation to increase penalties for women seeking abortions from eight years up to 50.
The Field Hospital: St. Elizabeth Parish partners with the Center for Exchange and Solidarity in San Salvador to fund scholarships with a community bent.
Just Catholic: Whatever happened to the moral and ethical arguments of political debate?
Ninth Circuit judges reject Freedom of Information lawsuit filed by SOA Watch members seeking names of instructors and foreign soldiers at U.S. Army school WHINSEC.