John Michael Botean
After debate about the future of their voter guide the U.S. bishops opted to supplement rather than revise or issue a new document, resisting a push from a group of bishops who believed the current document is outdated.
Making A Difference: During the bishops' fall assembly, several bishops and one abbot walked to an inner city parish to share a simple meal with peace activists -- myself included.
Making a Difference: Archbishop Joseph Tobin and Bishop John Michael Botean discussed a shift from a "just war" to a "just peace" doctrine.
Making a Difference: Two bishops took time to share a simple supper -- soup and bread -- and dialogue with about 20 Catholic social justice and peace activists.