Social Justice

Fifty years after a Catholic lay group protested for the rights of Mexican-Americans in Los Angeles, the people who participated then reflect today on how far the Church still needs to go in pastoral outreach to the poor and disadvantaged.
Matt Malone, S.J. January 10, 2020
As we Jesuits survey our culture, we cannot help but see abortion as part of the massive injustices in our society.
Sean Salai, S.J. January 06, 2020
As we learn more and more about this history, we learn it’s not just a Jesuit story. While our focus is on the history and legacy of Jesuit slaveholding, what has become clear is the centrality of slaveholding in the history of the Catholic Church
Ryan Di Corpo December 24, 2019
Parochial schools in the city are not immune to the homeless crisis, Michael J. Deegan, the superintendent of schools for the Archdiocese of New York, confirmed. “We do have some families that are homeless, and in partnering with Catholic Charities of New York, we work with the families in trying
William O'Neill December 11, 2019
How does theology bear witness, speak to what remains, finally, unspeakable?
Asylum seekers in Tijuana, Mexico, listen to names being called from a waiting list at a border crossing in San Diego on Sept. 26. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat,File)
Kerry Kennedy December 11, 2019
The human rights activist Kerry Kennedy, a daughter of Ethel and Robert F. Kennedy, finds both heartache and heroism during a visit to the U.S.-Mexico border.