Social Justice

Colleen Dulle August 16, 2019
Lest the reader assume that Sister Prejean’s work against the death penalty—the legacy that most will have in mind when reading River of Fire—is the sum total of her story, she spends the final pages of her afterword calling out the places where she sees continued injustices, particularly in the
An Amazon warehouse in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
Joseph J. Dunn August 14, 2019
The collapse of a tax incentive deal to bring Amazon jobs to New York was nothing to celebrate, writes Joseph J. Dunn. A “we don’t negotiate” policy is foolish for communities that need jobs.
Dominic Lynch August 09, 2019
Over the course of the mid-to-late 20th century, notions of social justice went very, very wrong.
J. J. Carney August 09, 2019
Radio Pacis continues to exemplify how Catholic radio can respond to the “signs of the times.”
Patrick Gilger, S.J. July 26, 2019
13 stories, each a mini-biography of one of those great souls whose faith in Jesus inspired and necessitated and sustained their work toward a more righteous world.
Catholic leaders and advocates protest the Trump administration’s handling of detained immigrant children during a “Day of Action” on July 18 in the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Being arrested at a U.S. Senate office building, writes William Critchley-Menor, S.J., was an act of sincere resistance to a state that enforces the horrific treatment of children we have seen in immigrant detention centers.