Every year the Thomas Merton Center honors two activists or organizations for their work towards peace and social justice. The Thomas Merton Award honors a nationally or internationally known activist for their […]
The year should be 2019, but otherwise the dates are correct.
Marie Bellin, long-time friend of the Merton Center and admirer of Thomas Merton. Marie was a faithful member of the Thomas Merton Study Group in the earlier years of the Center. She […]
By Molly Rush
By Charles McCollester President Trump’s government shutdown was a cheap, tawdry, fear-mongering piece of blackmail designed to assert his will over Congress and possibly impose a shameful border wall, even if it […]
By Michael Drohan Brazil elected a new President of the country in October 2018 named Jair Bolsonaro. He took office on January 1, 2019. Bolsonaro is reckoned to be a Trump on […]
By Krystal Knight and INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S STRIKE USA CHAPTER While 2016 was a tumultuous year for women globally, here in the U.S. most would attribute that to the catastrophe of the Trump […]
By Wanda Guthrie For quite a few years I have been following the work of the Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology. The objective of the Forum established by Mary Evelyn Tucker […]