Matthew Distefano is outraged and saddened by the execution of Kelly Gissendaner, and hopes that her story can be a wake-up call our nation to redefine justice not according to retribution, but according to reconciliation and restoration.
After the "scandalous" meeting between Pope Francis and Kim Davis, Adam Ericksen reminds us that it is not Pope Francis's job to conform to our purity codes, but to spread the love of God to everyone. While not an endorsement of Kim's actions, the meeting should be reminder to progressives to love our enemies.
With Kelly and other death row inmates on her mind, Lindsey Paris-Lopez believes that the best way to deter violence is to abolish the death penalty in all its forms and continue the work of Jesus, rebuilding the world on a foundation of love.
As stories surface of US soldiers in Afghanistan ordered to turn a blind eye to sexual abuse of children out of "cultural sensitivity," Robert Koehler highlights the hypocrisy and weird moral relativism endemic to war.
In a world of vengeance and violence, greed, exploitation, and war, guest contributor Dr. Hakim, Zarghuna, and the people of Afghanistan say: #Enough!
In the midst of the Prayer for Everyone campaign, Suzanne Ross encourages us to bring our worst selves before God for transformation. Only relinquishing the desire to appear noble and instead expressing our deepest flaws to God will make room for God to heal us and the world.