Joe Biden Has Placed Fierce Trump Critic Khizr Khan on His U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom

There were many memorable moments during both the 2016 Democratic and Republican National Conventions. But during the Democratic event, one moment in particular stood out.

After months of Trump race baiting his supporters, a Muslim man named Khizr Khan was asked to speak at the event. Khan was a gold star parent as his son, Army Captain Humayun Khan, was killed in Iraq in 2004.  read more

The Endless War on Terror: Remembering 9/11 and Knowing Our Neighbors

In the midst of our tributes to the first responders of then and now, in our gratefulness for those who serve in our nation’s military and for those who have given their lives in this service, and in our hope for tomorrow, can we also make room again to ponder the call to welcome the world’s exhausted, suffering, homeless ones for whom this nation’s welcome light shines?