Bob Burkett

The American Impoverishment of the Family

We must implement policies and practices to protect and strengthen families.

Understanding Authentic Community

EIC Emeritus Bob Burkett discusses community and his experiences with Covenant House Michigan.

Prohibition Or Legalization: A False Dilemma

Bob Burkett discusses the facts about legalization and decriminalization of drugs.

Believe There is Good in Detroit

Notre Dame prides itself on the “education of both the mind and the heart.” A Notre Dame education at its best leads students to think beyond themselves and use their gifts for the common good.

The pursuit of happiness?

Bob Burkett, Editor-in-Chief The average Notre Dame student is an overachiever. One need only look at the admissions statistics to…

Lessons in leadership

Bob Burkett, Editor-in-Chief In the midst of Bishop John D’Arcy’s death and Pope Benedict XVI’s announcement that he would step…

HHS accommodation nothing new, say objectors

Bob Burkett, Editor-in-Chief The saga of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) insurance mandate and struggle for religious…

The St. Jerome Book Review: Way to Happiness

Bob Burkett, Editor-in-Chief Fulton J. Sheen was a Catholic American Archbishop who was given the title “Venerable” by Pope Benedict…

Thanksgiving or Black Thursday?

Bob Burkett, Editor-in-Chief Thanksgiving is a perfect time to acknowledge all of the blessings we at Our Lady’s University have…

Point counterpoint: debating the morality of drone warfare

The United States currently employs armed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly known as drones, in targeted killing military operations. The…