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The Dalai Lama's Visit to Gethsemani

Thomas Merton met with the Dalai Lama weeks before Merton's 1968 death. Last summer the Buddhist leader returned the visit by coming the Gethsemani Abbey to attend an interreligious gathering of monks.

By Murray Bodo. O.F.M.

Abortion's Toll on One Family

When Gina's father pressured her into having an abortion, it didn't end the family's problems. The daughter's longing for her lost child and resentment of her father caused an ever-widening division.

By Theresa Karminski Burke, Ph.D.

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