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Today, on the seventh anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks, countless Americans across the country will sorrowfully remember those who lost their lives.

Today, the presidential candidates are taking a moment of silence, so to speak, from their campaigns to participate in a memorial event at Columbia University .

And today, as every day, the gospel commands us to love our enemies. As Fr. Neuhaus has said, this in no way means we must like our enemies or pretend they aren’t enemies. But it is in loving that we keep our enemies from winning us over to hatred and resentment, poisons for our soul.



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