For months I’ve been pondering the nature and effects of power.
Peace Be With You
A weekly column offering a Christian and Catholic perspective by native Maderan John Rieping, a graduate of Mt. Angel Seminary who spent 4 1/2 years in formation at Mount Angel Abbey. His website is http://wambly.weebly.com
I mistook it for a misunderstanding based on poor grammar when I first heard about the controversy over Richard Mourdock, an Indiana Republican candidate running for the U.S. Senate.
At least 2,000 Mohawk tribe members have gathered in Rome today in anticipation of the canonization of one of their own, a 17th-century Mohawk maiden named Kateri Tekakwitha.
My mailbox recently revealed that the U.S. presidential election has finally arrived — or at least my Vote By Mail ballot had.
Few people today remember the magnitude of the so-called “mercy killing” by the National Socialist German Worker’s Party, which created about 15,000 concentration, labor, and death camps in Europe from 1933-
Shortly before World War II began, a clergyman around 60 years of age would be registered by the office of Chancellor Adolf Hitler as the Nazi government’s most dangerous enemy.
“God, you are my refuge into eternity.” Those words were allegedly the last spoken by 21-year-old university student Sophie Scholl before her beheading Feb. 22, 1943.