On July 17, 2020, with the death of John Robert Lewis, a hole was left in Congress and in our country. He was an outstanding model of nonviolent resistance, a Freedom Rider, and an artisan of peace. Let’s remember his life and legacy, and heed his call. Because he called for more than change.
Posts in Justice
The Jesuit Border Podcast explores the migrant situation at the U.S.-Mexico border and the Catholic response. Louie Hotop, SJ, and Brian Strassburger, SJ, share stories and interviews while reflecting on the themes of Catholic Social Teaching. This study guide can help you dive deeper into the podcast and share it in a parish, classroom, or small group setting.
A former Congressional intern who gave tours of the U.S. Capitol reflects on the experience of watching a mob take over the building on January 6th. Where do we go from here? What does reconciliation look like moving forward? We can learn from our experience of the Sacrament.
Vice President Biden’s Catholic faith has shaped his care for the poor and marginalized, but his increasingly extreme political position on the issue of abortion must be reconsidered.
What is the value of human life? While there seems to be an agreement that such a question is worth asking, there is much debate on what ought to be its appropriate response. The incongruity in the responses to this age-old question has led to the heart-rending...
June 19th is remembered as the day that slavery ended in the South. The hope it calls forth must be met with a challenge us all to ask: Who do we want to be for each other?
Lightning rod Harvard professor Adrian Vermeule proposes a more substantive solidarity.
The American Jesuits have often fought for justice, but sometimes we have failed to combat racism.
An invitation to honesty and anti-racism in the face of white supremacy in the United States.
As the 2020 election looms, social media negotiates its role in deciding what is true.