Elizabeth Hawksworth
6/23/15

Father Francis,...

ICTMN Staff
6/18/15
Pope Francis has released his encyclical on climate change, with Indigenous Peoples’ cultural and land rights as major factors both underlying the issues and in seeking solutions...
ICTMN Staff
6/11/15
June 11 is the anniversary of the 2008 apology issued to First Nations, Métis and Inuit by Prime Minister Stephen Harper for Canada’s boarding school era...
Steven Newcomb
6/6/15

At the University of Oregon (U of O), just south of the administration building, amidst the beautiful green scenery of the campus, is a bronze statue, “The Pioneer Mother.” On the front panel of the statue’s pedestal is the Latin word “PAX” (“Peace”)....

Peter d'Errico
4/25/15

Pope Francis recently trumped political correctness on yet another sensitive topic: the Turkish massacre of Armenian people 100 years ago....

Peter d'Errico
3/19/15

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel was the latest foreign leader to address a Joint Session of the U.S. Congress on March 3, 2015....

Peter d'Errico
2/6/15

Just when we thought the Papacy might be ready to confront its historical role in dispossessing and dominating indigenous peoples around the world, Pope Francis decides to carry forward the process started by John Paul II to make a saint of the man who founded the...

Steven Newcomb
2/4/15

Quite a number of articles of late have asked whether it’s a good idea for Pope Francis to declare Franciscan priest Junipero Serra to be a Catholic saint. Most of the discussion has remained narrowly focused on Serra personally....

Steven Newcomb
1/17/15

On January 15, 2015, during a flight from Sri Lanka to Manila, Pope Francis declared to reporters: “In September, God willing, I will canonize Junipero Serra in the United States.” In other words, the pope intends to make Serra a Roman Catholic saint....

Steve Russell
1/16/15
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler at the Golden Globe Awards proved there is life after making rape jokes...

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