April 05, 2012
NPR: Family ties to Marriott heirs pay off for Romney
Mitt Romney has been far and away the best-funded of the Republicans running for president. In addition to his own campaign chest, he has the wealthiest superPAC backing him, Restore Our Future.
April 04, 2012
- Catholic News Service
Catholic News Service: Extremism, conversions common in prison
A survey of about half of the nation's state prison chaplains found a majority believes religious extremism among prisoners is fairly common, though they say that is related more to racial or religious intolerance than posing any threat to prison security.
April 02, 2012
- Canada Free Press
Canada Free Press: Opinion: The terror attack in Toulouse: aberration or symptom?
The events in Toulouse shone a spotlight on the threat posed by global jihadism to Europe and on several problems that for some time have been on the French and European Union agenda, first and foremost the difficulties of integrating the Muslim immigrant community and the issue of anti-Semitism.
March 27, 2012
- The Daily News
Daily News: Bibles behind bars
In a jail setting where tempers can flare and tensions run high, religious services often soothe hostilities.
March 27, 2012
LiveScience: Religious extremism in U.S. prisons
Turns out, religion is even bustling behind bars, according to a survey of prison chaplains in all 50 U.S. states by the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life.
March 26, 2012
- The Houston Chronicle
Houston Chronicle: Religion behind bars
For several years, I taught general humanities courses – literature, philosophy, history – in a university program offered to inmates in a Texas state prison facility in Rosharon, Texas. Students in the prison earned bachelor or master degrees in humanities from University of Houston-Clear Lake.