Tagged: immigration

Biden’s Border Betrayal

I’m not sure how to begin an essay like this because it’s a genre of writing that I have not really done for Where Peter Is before. This site features everything from personal reflection to theological disputation, but blind rage...

Biden’s Border Betrayal

Dignity & Justice: A Call to Conversion

In recent years, Americans have experienced a significant surge in anti-immigration rhetoric. This rhetoric has been targeted at people from Muslim nations and from south of our border. For the latter category especially, the rhetoric has often dehumanized migrants from...

Dignity & Justice: A Call to Conversion

Each country also belongs to the foreigner

I don’t think Pope Francis is recognized enough for his skill as a theologian. It is the Pope Emeritus who is, rightly, widely recognized as possessing a brilliant theological mind. Francis, on the other hand, is seen as the great...

Each country also belongs to the foreigner

Fratelli tutti – Francis’s most traditional document?

There are two persistent criticisms used against Francis and his teachings by many of his detractors. The first is that the Holy Father is not concerned with squaring his (allegedly) new teachings with tradition and prior magisterium. The second claim...

Fratelli tutti – Francis’s most traditional document?

Practical Atheists, Religious People, or People of Faith?

A reflection on the Sunday readings for October 25, 2020  When couples approach me for marriage preparation, they must complete a pre-nuptial inventory form. One part of the inventory concerns the couple’s “spiritual assessment.” Among the questions in this segment is...

Practical Atheists, Religious People, or People of Faith?

Best of WPI, Year 1: Social Justice

In honor of our one-year anniversary, we are going to highlight some of our past pieces on various themes and topics this week. Today we’d like to share posts on six issues related to Catholic Social Teaching. Poverty and Economic...

Best of WPI, Year 1: Social Justice

Preserving Western Civilization

“You want to preserve Western culture? Don’t attend far-right rallies. Volunteer at a museum instead, found a Shakespeare company, join the Dickens fellowship, buy season tickets for the symphony or the opera” — paraphrased from a Facebook comment by EK Dagenfield...

Preserving Western Civilization

Catholic links of note for July 12, 2018

Here is a collection of interesting and important Church-related stories from around the globe:  1. From Catholic News Service, new research by Msgr. Gilfredo Marengo of the Vatican’s secret archives counters the widespread myths about the composition Humanae Vitae, Bl. Paul...

Catholic links of note for July 12, 2018