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Entries by Rev. James Martin, S.J. from 08/2010

Is Your Mother Holier Than Mother Teresa?

| Posted 08.03.2010 | Religion

The young mother who wakes up in the wee hours of the night to care for her child is every bit as saintly as the Catholic nun who spends hours and hours teaching children in an inner-city school.

Mother Teresa: One of the Greatest Saints Ever

| Posted 08.25.2010 | Religion

Many of the saints did what Mother Teresa did -- founded a religious order, served the poor, led a life of heroic virtue. But few, if any -- perhaps none -- did so without any fruit in prayer.

Glenn Beck vs. Christ the Liberator

| Posted 08.29.2010 | Religion

It's not hard to see what Beck has against "liberation theology." It's the same reason people are often against "social justice." Both ideas ask us to consider the plight of the poor.