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Op-Ed: Sr. Helen Prejean Describes Journey toward Justice

by Brian Farrell | June 16, 2016 | Commentary | Tagged: OCOB

“The mandate to practice social justice is unsettling because taking on the struggles of the poor invariably means challenging the wealthy and those who serve their interests,” observes Sister Helen Prejean, who visits Eastern Iowa this week. Born in... Read more

Celebrating the Four Freedoms: Freedom from Want

by Brian Farrell | February 3, 2016 | Commentary

"The third is freedom from want . . . everywhere in the world."
– Franklin Delano Roosevelt

The first and second of the Four Freedoms articulated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt during his State of the Union speech on January 6, 1941, would h... Read more

Celebrating the Four Freedoms: Freedom from Fear

by Brian Farrell | February 3, 2016 | Commentary

"The fourth is freedom from fear—which, translated into world terms, means a world-wide
reduction of armaments to such a point and in such a thorough fashion that no nation will be in a position to commit an act of physical aggression against any nei... Read more