What Senator Ted Cruz called an “assault” and a “despicable act of terrorism,” for us in the Black community, was the reinforcement of several realities that we have known for centuries: that our nation is characterized by white privilege and racist violence.
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How does Raphael Warnock’s black liberation theology offer a path forward from the insurrection at the Capitol?
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?
Instead of concentration of ownership in the hands of a few capitalists, Catholic Social Teaching envisions workers having common possession with capitalists over the enterprises at which they work.
Break out your calendars! Online and in-person, here are the major Catholic events in 2021.
On World AIDS Day, let’s remember that COVID-19 is not the first pandemic of our lifetime. We can learn valuable lessons about our response to COVID in the months to come as we reflect on nearly 40 years of the AIDS epidemic to chart a better path forward.
When the women’s and gender department first caught my eye, it was not just a passing, “Oh, look at that.” It was something more. It was the feeling that my mind and heart were on fire. Excited. Hopeful. Joyful. Captivated. Stirred. It felt like confirmation of what I already identified as: a feminist. The experience was what, in Jesuit lingo, we would call “consolation.” The Spirit was moving me. As I continue my studies, I continue to feel God calling me here. Read how all this has unfolded for me and my vocation, and maybe it might illuminate something in yours.
Neither presidential candidate’s platform fully aligns with Catholic teaching. Here are two letters calling them to reconsider positions that do not reflect the love of neighbor that is central to the Catholic perspective.
President Trump’s defense of the unborn is laudable, but his views and policies on immigration fail to adequately account for the human dignity of immigrants and must be re-examined.
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.