The Gospel calls on all of us to get past “analysis paralysis,” where direct action is always put off in favor of more research and discernment.
It is critical to humanize the issue of immigration, to introduce real people’s experiences into the public consciousness, if we want to bring about lasting change.
The example of St. Francis has prompted a New Mexico retreat center to open its doors to refugees, but also to go out in the world to work for justice.
Catholic groups have collected and are distributing aid for thousands of people affected by a deadly earthquake that struck Lombok, Indonesia's popular tourist island.
During the Saturday evening Mass when Father Looney heard the opening lines of the first reading from Jeremiah, the priest switched gears, deciding he had to say something about sexual abuse allegations against now former Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, retired archbishop of Washington.