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J.D. Long-García is a senior editor at America.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
J.D. Long-García
‘It is a question of perspective. Whose perspective do we adopt when we ask questions like that?’
Photographs of descendants of enslaved people who were sold by Georgetown University and the Maryland Jesuits to southern Louisiana in 1838. (Claire Vail/American Ancestors/New England Historic Genealogical Society via AP)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
J.D. Long-García
The collaboration with the Jesuits addresses a specific historical injustice but more broadly seeks to offer a model that might accelerate racial healing and advance racial justice in the United States.
FaithInterviews
J.D. Long-García
“Jesus thought we were worth dying for,” the retired archbishop of Philadelphia said. ”There must be a lot of things that we ought to think are worth living and dying for.”
FaithLent Reflections
J.D. Long-García
Jesus does not condemn the woman caught in adultery, and he does not condemn us. But he challenges her, and he challenges us, to sin no more. 
FaithLent Reflections
J.D. Long-García
The freedom we find in Christ can lead us to act on behalf of the marginalized.
FaithFaith in Focus
J.D. Long-García
Loyola Academy at Brophy College Preparatory in Phoenix is a program for incoming sixth grade boys who demonstrate academic gifts and financial need.
Migrant children from Central America take refuge from the rain in the back of a U.S. Border Patrol vehicle in Penitas, Texas, March 14, 2021, as they await to be transported after crossing the Rio Grande into the United States. (CNS photo/Adrees Latif, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
J.D. Long-García
Some things have changed on the southern border, but a lot of things remain the same, according to Catholic humanitarian groups on the ground.
Politics & SocietyNews
J.D. Long-García
The Society of Jesus is teaming up with the descendants of enslaved people once owned by the religious order to reconcile and heal the deep racial wounds of America.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
J.D. Long-García
Meanwhile, Sister Carol Keehan, who led the Catholic Health Association for 14 years, called Becerra “a leader whose character is rooted in his Catholic upbringing and values.”
FaithDispatches
J.D. Long-García
Catholic school enrollment dropped by 111,000 last year. But at St. Joseph, a small Catholic school in Anderson, S.C., the student body has nearly doubled.