Justice

Total 153 Posts

Opinion: 4 economic policies families need in a world without Roe

Roe is no more, but all will suffer without a commitment to post-birth family support mechanisms, says Efran Menny.

Fr Charles D. Burns, SVD dead at 90

A newsmaking African-American priest and cousin to Thea Bowman who made waves in the Civil Rights and Black Catholic Movements passed away this month in Los Angeles.

Where to find a Catholic Juneteenth event (2022 edition)

A listing of Catholic (and Catholic-adjacent) Juneteenth events from around the country.

Anti-racist pioneer Fr Malcolm O'Leary, SVD dead at 92

A Black Catholic priest known for fighting segregation and running for political office in Jim Crow Mississippi was laid to rest there this month.

Pioneering Black Catholic educator Sr Sandra Smithson, SSSF dead at 96

A fiery Black religious sister known for championing effective public education in her hometown of Nashville has passed away.

Analysis: How US Catholic leaders can make equity and justice their priority

Taking a recent Pew study as her muse, Dr. Mary McConner makes the case for a more full-orbed witness to social justice in the life of the Catholic Church.

Review: Fr Josh Johnson's 'On Earth as It Is in Heaven' challenges Catholics on racism, unity, and evangelization

A new book on racism and discipleship from one of the nation's best-known Black Catholic priests gets a review from Briana Jansky.
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