Social Justice Archive
Walking among the aisles and shoppers late morning on Black Friday, I just could not shake the contrast between our world and the one I visited in Guatemala. Memories of my summer vacation keep coming to mind.
We stood on the boat in the bay and the captain handed out saltine crackers to everyone. Hold your hand up high into the air and the Seagulls will come and take it from you to eat.
Streetwalking With Jesus: Reaching Out In Justice and Mercy by John Green with Dawn Herzog Jewell Foreword by Francis Cardinal George, O.M.I. Our Sunday Visitor paperback, 208 pgs, list price $14.95 Have you ever had someone in
A special thanks to Lauren Sheahen of Catholic Relief Services for sharing the great information on CRS’ partnership with Cocoa Farmers in the Philippines – sounds like a win/win situation! Click here to read Lauren’s fascinating blog
Editor’s Note: Today, I’m so happy to welcome Erin Franco to our CatholicMom.com family of contributors. Erin, also known as “Gabriel’s mom”, parents a toddler and is anxiously awaiting a new baby in September. She’ll be with
Today, as we commemorate National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, it’s fitting to pause and reflect on the fact that an estimated 2.5 million people are currently being held in forced labor around our world. This includes well
I’m a good complainer. Not the best, but decent. I come from a long line of complainers, and lately I’ve become more disturbingly aware of how I am passing this legacy onto my offspring. Time and again,
Thanks to my friend Norman Servais for sharing this amazing video, which will give you a look at the work of the Catholic Church in South Africa. Learn about the grass roots efforts of the Church and
Gregory F. A. Pierce has over 40 years of experience working for social justice. He is the president of ACTA Publications. Greg is the author of several books, including the best seller Spirituality at Work: 10 Ways
“Sharing the Tradition, Shaping the Future” is a 2001 publication put out by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Designed to be used by small faith-sharing groups over the course of seven weeks, the introduction states
There is a growing trend of argument that having the absence of an anti-discrimination policy constitutes discrimination in and of itself; and there are groups and advocates who would seek to impose such policies on arguably Catholic
Wow, just finished watching this amazing little video compiled by Catholic News Agency on the life of Iqbal Masih, a Pakistani child who was assassinated following his advocacy against child exploitation. A moving reminder that there is
I just returned home from seeing The Soloist, which opened today and stars Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey Jr. The film is based on the book The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive
As we celebrate the joy of the Easter season, Lisa shares interviews this week with two inspiring individuals who are using their gifts and talents to minister to others. Sister Marilyn Lacey, RSM is the founder of