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Pope Francis told the group, “It is important to seek out what is positive at a time when life is not at its most beautiful. Seek the positive in order to keep going forward.”
Arts & CultureBooks
Mary Gibbons
Reuben Jonathan Miller's new book cuts through the noise about criminal justice reform to lay bare what life is really like on the other side of a prison sentence.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Ricardo da Silva, S.J.
Jesuit priest Stan Swamy remains incarcerated in Mumbai after a judge denied his bail request. Father Swamy’s arrest almost six months ago followed a two-year-long period of interrogation, raids of his home and seizure of his personal property, including electronic communications devices.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Alison McCrary
Catholic social teaching proclaims all life is sacred and that the morality of a society is judged by how it treats its most vulnerable members.
FaithFaith in Focus
Valerie Schultz
Feeling restless because we cannot go out to eat or attend a concert hardly amounts to involuntary incarceration.
Politics & SocietyNews
Ryan Di Corpo
George Williams, S.J., the Catholic chaplain at San Quentin, spoke with America about conditions inside the prison and what needs to be done to protect its especially at-risk inmates.