Suffering

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Black Catholic wins Goldman Environmental Prize

The world's top environmental prize has gone to a Black Catholic in St. James Parish, Louisiana, an area beset by cancer risks from loosely regulated chemical plants.

Reflection: Who is Mary in the life of a social justice advocate?

Dr. Valerie D. Lewis-Mosley offers a reflection on the life and witness of the Virgin Mary as a model for activism in the present day.

Floyd and Greenwood: a tale of two tragedies

George Floyd's murder and the Tulsa Race Massacre are two events in a long line of state-sponsored violence against African Americans. Can the tradition be uprooted?

The Catholic side of the MOVE bombing

As scandals roil involving the MOVE bombings in Philadelphia—almost simultaneous with the attack's anniversary—Nate Tinner-Williams examines the event's intersection with Catholicism.

Reflection: The springtime dawn of Venerable Fr Augustus Tolton

On April Fool's Day each year, the Church is blessed to honor the legacy of the first Black priest in America who served his own.

Reflection: Amidst great loss, remember Mother Teresa this Holy Week

As the whole world continues to experience a "dark night of the soul" in the throes of a global pandemic, Alessandra Harris reflects on a unique saintly witness.
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