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David Hollenbach, S.J. is Pedro Arrupe Distinguished Research Professor in the Walsh School of Foreign Service, Senior Fellow of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, and affiliated professor in the Theology Department at Georgetown University.

FaithFaith and Reason
David Hollenbach
As we face the challenge of Covid-19, our obligations to the citizens of our own country must not negate our duties to global humanity. Active support for the poor and the displaced will be essential in longer-term efforts for a more just, more inclusive and healthier post-crisis world.
Politics & SocietyFaith and Reason
David Hollenbach
If solidarity extends only as far as national or cultural borders, refugees will not receive the support they need.
FENCED IN. A young refugee girl holds up a drawing in a makeshift camp on the Macedonian-Greek border, November 2015.
David Hollenbach
Christian ethics forbids actions and policies that in effect treat those of other countries who are in grave need as nonpersons.
Politics & Society
David HollenbachThomas A. Shannon
Catholic teaching on the church's rightsand the rights of all
David Hollenbach
The challenges of nation-building
David Hollenbach
How Catholic teaching can help shape the life of South Sudan
Signs Of the Times
David Hollenbach

What happens in Sudan will have important effects on its neighboring countries, all of whom have experienced grave humanitarian crises in recent years.

Signs Of the Times
David Hollenbach

Nearly two years after a controversial presidential election prompted widespread violence, Kenya remains a country on the brink of crisis.

David Hollenbach
How the Catholic Church promotes human dignity
David Hollenbach
More than 33 million refugees and internally displaced people languish in the world today. A disproportionate percentage of them live in Africa. Most have been driven from their homes by armed strife. Such displacement is often overlooked in discussions of the duty to protect civilians in warfare. K