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An Overview of Fratelli Tutti

An Overview of Fratelli Tutti

On Sunday, Pope Francis released the third encyclical of his papacy entitled “Fratelli Tutti,” on fraternity and social friendship. An encyclical is one of the highest ranking documents from a Pope. In this lengthy letter, he offers critiques of populism, neoliberalism, and militarized borders. He restates a rejection of the death penalty. He calls on all people to recognize and live out our common fraternity. Read this article for a complete overview.

The Catholic Church & Antiblackness: An Interview with Katie Grimes, Ph.D.

The Catholic Church & Antiblackness: An Interview with Katie Grimes, Ph.D.

As an activist and theology professor at Villanova University, Katie Grimes, Ph.D., is trying to make sense of the Catholic Church’s relationship to white supremacy and antiblackness. She answers questions about the shooting of Ahmaud Arbury, the complicated history of the Church and slavery, and what we can do to make a difference today.

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