Tobias Winwright serves as an associate professor of health care ethics and is an associate professor of theological ethics at St. Louis University. He is a Roman Catholic moral theologian who has co-authored After the Smoke Clears: The Just War Tradition and Post War Justice, and he edited Green Discipleship: Catholic Theological Ethics and the Environment.
Reporting on Islam
While nearly 1 in four people identify as Muslim across the globe, a Pew Research survey in 2019 found that only six-in-ten U.S. adults know that Ramadan is an Islamic holy month and that Mecca is Islam’s holiest city and a place of pilgrimage for Muslims. Since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the U.S. Muslim […]
Reporting on Buddhism
Master Uy, a Buddhist monk in El Monte, California, escaped Communist Vietnam in 1990. He is one of the so-called, “Boat People,” a group of some 2 million refugees who fled Vietnam from the time of the fall of Saigon in 1976 until the mid-1990s. Approximately 800,000 of those refugees settled in the United States, […]
Congregations learn to embrace disabled members
Diverse religious traditions share a common imperative to care for the marginalized, yet when it comes to people with disabilities, congregations have often struggled to adapt and be welcoming.
Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma
The Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma provides resources to help ensure “informed, innovative and ethical news reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy.” The center is a project of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Alertnet.org posts articles about disaster response, refugee crises, disease and other pressing humanitarian issues.
Richard Norman is a professor emeritus of moral philosophy at the University of Kent. He is the author of On Humanism (Routledge, 2004) and a founding member of Humanist Philosophers Group.
“NATO accepts Obama timetable to end war in Afghanistan by 2014”
Read a May 22, 2012, story published on CNN.com about President Barack Obama’s plans to withdraw U.S. and NATO forces from Afghanistan.