An Overview of Fratelli Tutti

Published Oct 5, 2020 in Creation, Current Events, Economics, Faith & Politics, Global Catholicism, Immigration, In the News, Papal News, Pope Francis ~ Approx 6 mins

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.

Juneteenth: A Day of Hope

Published Jun 19, 2020 in In the News, Justice, Race ~ Approx 5 mins

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?