Cardinal-designate Wilton D. Gregory named the first African American cardinal in the U.S. during a time when the U.S. faces increasing social strife.
An outpouring of support for first African American cardinal-designate for U.S.
Five Gulf South states rank at bottom of ‘social justice’ index
For the third consecutive year, states in the Gulf South of the U.S. ranked near the bottom of a 2018 “social justice” index that measures poverty, racial disparity and immigrant exclusion, according to the Jesuit Social Research Institute at Loyola University New Orleans.
Not all Catholics ‘get’ social justice, experts say
“It’s a term that history has loaded to the breaking point,” says one theology professor, noting that “it’s important to unpack social justice, especially given our heightened political climate.”
Vatican official to meet in Texas with border bishops from U.S. and Mexico
Border bishops from the U.S. and Mexico, along with representatives from various Catholic social justice groups, will gather in El Paso, Texas, Feb. 25-27 for an emergency meeting on recent immigration developments in the region.
Gathering looks at how to overcome polarization using social teaching
One week before President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shook hands at the historic summit on Singapore’s Sentosa Island, 100 Catholics representing different perspectives gathered to share ideas on overcoming polarization in the church and in U.S. society.
On eve of Trump inauguration, Catholic communities will pray for immigrants
Acknowledging the fear some immigrants have expressed as Donald Trump becomes president, Jesuit parishes, schools and other communities plan to pray for those who fear him and his proposals on the eve of his Jan. 20 inauguration as the country’s 45th president.
Pray with the news during this Year of Mercy
This method of prayer can be a great way to grow in love for our neighbor and our Catholic faith.
After winning video contest, St. John’s Prep sophomore surprises woman with $1,000 check
Cullin Egge wants to be an inspirational voice in the world — and the St. John’s Preparatory School sophomore is well on his way. When he […]