Thomas Merton

Thumbnail 20150924cnsnw0336 Marriage and family are being threatened, Pope tells US Congress

In his lengthy speech to the U.S. Congress on Thursday, Pope Francis said the family is being threatened today like never before, and praised...

Thumbnail thomasmerton The importance of the interior and private

We can never be challenged too strongly with regards to being committed to social justice. A key, non-negotiable, summons that comes from Jesus...

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In 1941, Thomas Merton wrote “My Argument with the Gestapo,” a novel featuring himself as the protagonist wandering in a bombed-out London. The...