I lost my nephew to a fire in a Honduran prison in 2012. Family and friends of the hundreds killed that day bear the cross of suffering and injustice.
Reflection: Similarities can be explained by pointing to three Arabic mottos, central to the Islamic tradition, and their surprising Ignatian counterparts.
Looking for a film to watch during Lent? Try one of these, which fit with Pope Francis' themes for Lent 2015.
I had the opportunity to travel to Jeju Island off the coast of South Korea in the East China Sea from Oct. 29 to Nov. 4. I previously spent four days in Manila, Philippines, where I was invited to speak at the first Asia Pacific Dialogue on Human Rights and Respect for the Dignity of Life with the theme: "No Justice Without Life." I left an amazing community in Manila standing for life and justice and saying "No" to state-sponsored killing.
Reflection: One bomb did more damage in a matter of minutes to Japanese Christianity than had 400 years of intense persecution by the rulers of Japan.
Reflection: On Sunday, my son and his fellow Scouts will receive the Ad Altare Dei award, a symbol of service and the values of Catholicism.
Catholic-raised Cole Jacobs is believed to be the youngest Kundalini teacher in the nation, spending his time serving others through yoga.
First person: Christian Churches Together gathered last month to enact a new response to Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham Jail."