by Pearlette SpringerPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace "Whoever is without love does not know God, for God is love." – 1 John 4:8 In the past several days, I have read several statements and articles regarding the deliberate killing of Americans on American soil in Buffalo, New York. Yes, people of African descent are … Continue reading Sounds like a white male problem. Maybe it is mental illness.
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?