Social Justice

Mourners grieve by the casket of Father Richmond Nilo on June 11 n Zaragoza, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. Photo by Ezra Acayan.
Nash Tysmans June 19, 2018
Church and political leaders alike expressed alarm over a growing culture of impunity. President Rodrigo Duterte’s frequent tirades against the Catholic Church in the Philippines are believed to have emboldened killers in the recent attacks against priests.
The Safe Car Wash app has been developed to allow the general public to engage with the problem, it is a new tool that will enable the largest community intelligence gathering exercise ever attempted in the United Kingdom.
David Stewart June 19, 2018
Tens of thousands—including children—may be trapped in illegal employment in U.K. construction, hospitality and agriculture sectors, in domestic service, and, sadly, in prostitution.
Bishop Sheldon J. Fabre of Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana, chairman of the bishop's Ad Hoc Committee on Racism, said during the bishops' spring general assembly June 14 that the document would reflect recommendations from the various audiences that have reviewed drafts of the document.
The World Day of the Poor -- to be marked each year on the 33rd Sunday of ordinary time -- will be celebrated Nov. 18 this year and will focus on a verse from Psalm 34, "This poor one cried out and the Lord heard."
Government agents stand guard alongside suspects taken into custody during an immigration sting at Corso's Flower and Garden Center, Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in Castalia, Ohio. The operation is one of the largest against employers in recent years on allegations of violating immigration laws. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Kevin Clarke June 08, 2018
Many could be deported next week without having had the opportunity to arrange custody for their children, dispose of their property or arrange their finances in Ohio.
Catholic News Service June 08, 2018
Church leaders in the Philippines criticized a proposal to arm priests as a protective measure in the wake of recent attacks on clergy members.