This issue of the JP Alert focuses on the death penalty, new immigration initiatives, COVID vaccines, human trafficking, the National Prayer Vigil for Life and much more.
This week's alert includes Pope Francis' op-ed in the New York Times, climate change, taking action to ensure equity on Covid assistance, the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering, and upcoming events and resources. See the full alert here.
This week's JP Alert includes events and resources to commemorate significant anniversaries of martyrs of El Salvador, action taken by the US bishops on racial justice during their annual meeting, news and action on labor and immigration, and resources for Advent, providing spiritual accompaniment for those suffering from COVID, and
The topics of this JP Alert include homily resources from a justice and peace perspective, and resources for after the election (including our November webinar on writing effective op-eds), immigration, and Black Catholic history month. See the alert here.
“Each day we have to decide whether to be Good Samaritans or indifferent bystanders." Pope Francis, Fratelli Tutti The much anticipated pastoral letter Fratelli Tutti has landed! From the very first line, Pope Francis sets the tone, calling us to go deep and fully embrace “a way of life marked
Speakers at this year’s National Assembly, held online for the first time ever, addressed the challenges and realities of racism and racial justice. Under the theme, “Repentance and Reconciliation: Taking Action to Transform the World,” New Orleans Auxiliary Bishop Fernand Cheri III, OFM, and Sulpician Father Tom Ulshafer spoke
In light of the COVID-19 panedemic, CMSM moved a planned national justice and peace gathering online, with presenters and attendees gathering via video conference. Following this virtual gathering, the group issued a statement, Envisioning Gospel-Based Solidarity and Flourishing with Migrants. The statement reads in part: “From March 16–18, 2020, a national