Greg Erlandson: Stepping back from the brink

We need those who can speak for humility, for selflessness and for the common good and to find ways to dismantle the barriers so many of us have helped erect.

Catholics focus on migrant children with rally, civil disobedience

A few hundred Catholic activists, including dozens of women religious, gathered outside at the foot of the U.S. Capitol July 18 urging politicians to stop its “inhumane treatment” of immigrant children at the border and reminding people of faith to take a stronger stand against current U.S. border policies.

Catholics among 59 arrested during ‘pray-in’ at U.S. Capitol

Catholics arrested in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda as part of the six-week Poor People’s Campaign said they willingly gave up their freedom for a few hours to object to widespread racism, voter suppression, anti-immigrant policies and inaction on poverty around the country.