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?
by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace The recent outstanding Pax Christi USA National Conference gave much attention to the scourge of racism in U.S. society. The original sin of the United States has not been atoned for nearly enough, much less eradicated from our cultural expressions – political, educational, penal, economic, and … Continue reading The preferential option for the poor was Latin America’s response to racism