Catholic Bishops in Support of Civility

From the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops: The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has launched a new initiative today aimed at addressing polarization in society. Based on Pope Francis’ call in his encyclical, Fratelli Tutti for “a better...

Bridging the Gap

Molly Worthen at NYT: Perhaps it’s not surprising that some organizations devoted to dialogue between religious faiths have turned their attention to political divides. Eboo Patel, the founding director of Interfaith Youth Core, has spent the past few years getting to...

Civility and Reconciliation

York Moore at Christianity Today: While my belief that civility will die a swift death in this Winter of despair, I have a hope in something greater-basic human desire. There are basic human desires that I believe will allow us to re-plant the seeds of civility once...

John Lewis on Religion and Civil Rights

Kim Lawton, John Lewis Extended Interview, Religion and Ethics Newsweekly, January 16, 2004: I’m deeply concerned that many people today fail to recognize that the movement was built on deep-seated religious convictions, and the movement grew out of a sense of faith...