Social Justice

Journalists photograph the lethal injection facility at San Quentin State Prison in California in 2010. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
Jim McDermott April 20, 2018
In California, Catholic opponents of the death penalty are trying to protect the largest population of inmates awaiting execution in the Western Hemisphere.
The Editors April 20, 2018
Wisconsin is the 15th state to at least put limits on seizures. Other states should follow suit.
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Ministering in rural areas should be rooted in building relationships that understand people's connection to their land.
Aaron Brown of Houston and Arielle Phillips of Charlotte, N.C., pause to view a 30-foot sculpture of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington Jan. 19. (CNS photo/Mike Theiler, Reuters)
Pete Davis April 02, 2018
When we say we do not want to live in this time, we are acting more like the priest than like the Samaritan.
Antonio De Loera-Brust March 30, 2018
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers, a Florida-based farmworker group, led a "Freedom Fast" to draw attention to the epidemic of sexual assault and harassment of farmworker women and to the C.I.W.’s ongoing boycott of the fast-food chain Wendy’s.
Catholic News Service March 28, 2018
In reflecting on Rev. King's life and work, "what are we being asked to do for the sake of our brother or sister who still suffers under the weight of racism?"