DATELINE BOISE: RENDER UNTO CAESAR

SUNFLOWERS

In a piece this week for “Catholic Philly,” Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput reflects on the recent shootings in Gilroy, El Paso, and Dayton.  He wrote: “Now begins the usual aftermath: expressions of shock; hand-wringing about senseless (or racist, or religious, or political) violence; bitter arguments about gun control; heated editorials, earnest (but brief) self-searching […]

A DIFFERENT OUTLOOK

huntington gardens

“…I wish I liked Catholics more.’ “They seem just like other people.” “My dear Charles, that’s exactly what they’re not–particularly in this country, where they’re so few. It’s not just that they’re a clique–as a matter of fact, they’re at least four cliques all blackguarding each other half the time–but they’ve got an entirely different […]

BEHIND THE BULLET: A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON GUN VIOLENCE

BEHIND THE BULLET

“Behind the Bullet” is a documentary, directed and produced by Heidi Yewman, with the tagline: “4 Shooters. 4 Stories. A New Perspective on Gun Violence.” Yewman is a graduate of Columbine High School and lost her former basketball coach Dave Sanders in the 1999 mass shooting. She’s since written a book, also called “Beyond the […]