iOS app Android app

Knights of Columbus

Genocide Proceeds Against Christians and other Mideast Religious Minorities

Doug Bandow | Posted 04.02.2016 | World
Doug Bandow

The slaughter of Middle Eastern Christians and other persecuted faiths is one of the great tragedies of our age. The Knights/IDC report helps bring the Islamic State's many crimes to life. There is no panacea, no easy solution to the ongoing conflict. But Americans can act even when their government cannot.

Mr. President, Mr. Secretary: It is Genocide. Say so!

Ken Blackwell | Posted 03.09.2016 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry have until March 17th to issue a determination that ISIS' attacks on Christians in the Mideast are g...

Taking the Columbus Out of Columbus Day

Rev. David Felten | Posted 12.13.2014 | Religion
Rev. David Felten

It's long overdue that more of us get serious about doing something different with Columbus Day.

The Black Parade

Tonya Hurley | Posted 06.01.2013 | Religion
Tonya Hurley

A statue of Jesus encased in a glass casket carried by men dressed as pall bearers march somberly ahead of a large group of mourning women holding candles; praying and singing dirges in Italian through the winding streets. This is Good Friday in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn.

New Haven Isn't Just For Yalies Anymore

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 02.03.2013 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Ask an out-of-towner about the most romantic spot in New Haven, Connecticut at night, and she might reply: "At home, with the locks firmly bolted."

Court Rules Catholic Group Can 'Intervene' In Dispute Over A Jesus Statue On Public Land

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 06.14.2012 | Religion

According to a Montana federal judge, a Catholic benefits organization has the right to intervene in an attempt to keep a statue of Jesus Christ on Fo...

WATCH: Haitian Amputee Soccer Team Kicks It With Wounded Soldiers

NBCWashington.com | Posted 06.14.2012 | Impact

One soccer team is taking the typical sports lessons of strength, courage and determination to a whole different playing field. The Haitian Amputee...

Denver Hosting The International Knights Of Columbus Convention

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 10.02.2011 | Denver

One of the largest Catholic organizations in the world, the Knights of Columbus, is holding its 129th international convention in Denver and announcin...

Columbus Day? True Legacy: Cruelty and Slavery

Eric Kasum | Posted 10.15.2015 | Politics
Eric Kasum

Why do we honor a man who, if he were alive today, would almost certainly be sitting on Death Row awaiting execution?

Fighting For Civil Rights Has Consequences

Fred Karger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fred Karger

In the past year, I've led a series of boycotts against CEOs and business owners who fund campaigns to ban same-sex marriage across the country.

Good for the Goose, Good for the Gander

Terry Cosgrove | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terry Cosgrove

Right-wingers are suing the State of California to keep their financial contributions to Prop 8 out of the public view. Secret Santa is one thing, but a secret political contribution is quite another.