I saw this incredible image on a friend’s Facebook wall:
The context: “A Greek Orthodox Priest tries to stop a rioter from throwing a Molotov cocktail at Greek Police.”
The background: Greece is in social and political crisis right now — crippling national debt and rising taxes are crushing the middle class, eliminating jobs and tearing at the nation’s social fabric,... More
Before I sign off the blogsphere for a much-needed Holy Week hiatus from politics, I wanted to briefly reflect on the utter lack of charity and civility in our current political climate.
Sr. Mary Ann Walsh of the USCCB has written a fine blog post on the subject and we would do well to heed her words:
We need to address this climate.
The intolerance and incivility did not begin with legislation pa... More