A Christian take on immigration, Trump’s border wall, and the fence between the head and the heart.
Posts in Justice
On the eve of World Day of Migrants and Refugees, Michael Petro, SJ, reminds the President that “in the stranger we actually meet our neighbor”
Ángel Flores Fontánez reflects on his time following in the footsteps of Civil Rights heroes and how we might imitate them today.
In response to last week’s article “Should A Catholic Support the Border Wall?” by Daniel Mascarenhas, SJ, Brian Strassburger, SJ explores the broader issue of immigration reform, especially as it relates to the U.S.-Mexico border.
When recycling trash and donating things doesn’t work, we can ask God to help us reject our consumerist tendencies.
As the police, National Guard, and potentially the military engage against protestors in American cities, we are left with the question: is this just?
Matt Ippel, SJ celebrates the Jesuit commitment to “the service of faith and the promotion of justice”, remembers those who have died for it, and is inspired to keep fighting for it.
Leaving Afghanistan was a tragedy, as was the entire war. In light of the end of this 20 year occupation which claimed the lives of over 150,000 people, we must confront uncomfortable questions raised by Jesus and the Gospel.
With rising numbers of migrants reaching our southern border, we need to be reminded of the mutually beneficial relationship between the Church and migrants in our transnational world. Migrants need the Church and the Church needs migrants.
Trump supporters led an insurrection at Capitol Hill on January 6th. In the wake of that riot, we are confronted with a question: when do transactional politics become idolatrous?