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Young men engaged in an art lab at Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation. Photo courtesy of PBMR.
Politics & SocietyGoodNews
Sarah Vincent
With programs from housing support to workplace development to art therapy, Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation serves formerly incarcerated people, their families and those struggling with crime or victimization.
Politics & SocietyNews
Catholic News Service
Robert McWilliams, 41, was found unresponsive early Feb. 4, the Federal Bureau of Prisons said. It is believed that he died by suicide.
Ray MIles, center, who once served time in prison, now works as a vocational counselor for the formerly incarcerated (photos: John W. Miller/iStock).
Politics & SocietyThe Moral Economy
John W. Miller
How we treat people coming out of prison is a measure of the morality of our economy.
Politics & SocietyFeatures
Alessandra Harris
While American Catholics today would unequivocally condemn the institution of slavery and Jim Crow segregation, most do not see or work against one of its most prominent present-day manifestations: mass incarceration.
Politics & SocietyNews
Catholic News Service
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.