Social Justice

Politics & Society Features
Wyatt MasseyJune 28, 2017
Reconnect Brooklyn is investing in people rather than properties, the residents who are struggling to remain in Bed-Stuy amid rising costs.
Pope Francis speaks on April 4 to participants at a Vatican conference marking the 50th anniversary of Blessed Paul VI's encyclical on development, "Populorum Progressio." At left is Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano, handout).
Faith In All Things
John J. ConleyJune 26, 2017
Cardinal Turkson insists that the ultimate causes of environmental degradation must be sought in the sinfulness of the human person.
A man sits on a snowy street in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In January, the city of Toronto began collecting data for the first time on deaths among its homeless population. (Photo via iStock)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Dean DettloffJune 26, 2017
Every month a group gathers at Holy Trinity Church to hold a vigil for those who have died homeless in Toronto.
Pope Francis greets bishops as he arrives at Bozzolo, near Cremona, northern Italy, to pray at the tomb of Don Primo Mazzolari, on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Pope Francis is making a pilgrimage to northern Italy to honor two 20th-century parish priests whose commitment to the poor and powerless brought them censure from the Vatican. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
Faith News
Pope Francis made the pilgrimage to honor two 20th-century parish priests whose commitment to the poor and powerless brought them censure from the Vatican.
Faith Faith in Focus
The motivation for withdrawal in the Ignatius option is formation for mission rather than countercultural resistance.
Barrett Duke, chair of the Southern Baptist Convention’s 2017 Resolutions Committee, listens to the Rev. Dwight McKissic, original drafter of a resolution criticizing the “alt-right” movement and white supremacy that was adopted on June 14, 2017. RNS photo by Adelle M. Banks
Faith News
The group called it “antithetical to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.”