The Rapidian

Government Policy

Ethics and Religion Talk: When should clergy criticize policies of the government?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 08-20-2018 under OPINION

Father Kevin Niehoff, O.P., a Dominican priest who serves as Adjutant Judicial Vicar, Diocese of Grand Rapids, responds: “My first question of clarification is regarding the nature of the government policy. Is the policy a moral instruction or...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: When should clergy take a stand for or against the policy of family separation?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 08-06-2018 under OPINION

Fred Stella, the Pracharak (Outreach Minister) for the West Michigan Hindu Temple, responds: “I am always proud to join my fellow clergy when there is an opportunity to speak out if we can come to a consensus on matters of social justice. I am...

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