Benedictine Sr. Edita Eslopor and fellow Typhoon Haiyan survivors gained Cardinal Luis Tagle’s support for their effort to press the Philippines government for more efficient and humanitarian response to the crisis left by the devastating typhoon that hit the central Philippines in November.
Peace & Justice
Conversations with Sr. Camille: Jesuit Fr. George Williams sees his prison ministry as part of Jesuit teaching, not a way to waste his life.
An app is now available that provides real-time alerts for every reported U.S. drone strike.
Had the controversial divestment resolution passed, it would have made Loyola's student body the first at a Catholic university to adopt the position.
For social justice seekers of the 21st century, tactics used by the community organizers and philanthropists of years passed are passé.
Two Catholic leaders called on the U.S. Senate to pass the Smarter Sentencing Act, which would reform rigid sentencing policies for certain nonviolent drug offenders.
"The culture of comfort, which makes us think only of ourselves, makes us insensitive to the cries of other people."
Book review: If we claim to be supporters of justice, nonviolence and environmentalism, can we still engage in common practices such as eating meat, owning pets and hunting?
A lot gets written about waste, fraud and abuse, particularly regarding food stamps and other forms of aid to the poor. Here's Jon Stewart mocking some reporting of food stamp abuse:
The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has removed Franciscan Fr. Jerry Zawada's public priestly faculties for "a life of prayer and penance."