Charles C. Camosy
Charles C. Camosy teaches theological and social ethics at Fordham University in New York City.
The Great and Holy Council of the Eastern Orthodox churches concluded Sunday (June 26). There was no shortage of controversy leading up to the council. The churches of Bulgaria, Russia and Georgia didn’t attend. The Ukrainian Church asked for independence from the Russian Church. Many wondered if the council’s decisions would be valid. In the end, cooler and more charitable heads prevailed.
interview by Charles C. CamosyJune 29, 2016
President George W. Bush let innumerable attacks on his decisions, intelligence and character roll off his back while he was in office. But facing the families of soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan took a heavy emotional toll on his presidency.
There has been a broad and dramatic shift toward more abortion restrictions in the United States. This will almost certainly continue.