from Lauren BaileyPax Christi USA National Field Organizer The fundamental belief behind democracy is that everyone’s voice has equal say in the decisions being made. Over the past year, we’ve seen hundreds of challenges to that belief -- both through legislation and through individual acts. All of this is even more deeply challenging to wrestle … Continue reading This weekend, March On for Voting Rights: Join us in prayer, study and action
by Alessandra HarrisAmerica Magazine Many people, Catholics included, argue that slavery ended long ago. But in the words of Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, “slavery didn’t end—it evolved.” The American public’s conscience has been shocked into attention by the murders of African Americans like George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and … Continue reading White Catholics today condemn slavery. But are they ready to fight its new manifestation—mass incarceration?