(RNS) Certainly the mind of Christ is not divided on the issue, so why does the church not speak unequivocally with one voice on matters like torture?
Articles tagged “CIA”
(RNS) The use of lethal drones raises questions of conscience for the religious community. People of faith have a responsibility to shine a bright light on this doubtful means of conducting war.
(RNS) For many in our country, including people of faith, and certainly for those in the back rooms of the entertainment industry, torture sells as an antidote to fear. But it doesn’t work.
(RNS) We can hope and pray that God forgives us for what our government has done in our name. We can also act to ensure that torture never happens again.
(RNS) Trying to make sense of the 2012 election and the unfolding David Petraeus sex scandal, I consulted the Bible and the “Sayings of the Fathers,” a collection of rabbinic teachings written between 200 B.C. and 200 A.D. The ancient perceptions about politics and ethics are as insightful today as when they were first uttered. By A.James Rudin.