This guest post is a prayer and letter written by Dr. Susan Reynolds, Assistant Professor of Catholic Studies at Emory University Candler School of Theology. To add your signature to […]
By Michael Steltenkamp, S.J. A well-known passage in the New Testament reports an incident that took place after the resurrection of Jesus (Luke 24:13-36). The scene depicts two of his […]
By Eric Martin. The Catholic Church must have a long and honest communal examination after none of its clergy showed up in Charlottesville on August 12. Muslims and Jews, despite […]
To the determent of both the church and the wider movements for social change, US Catholics have been slow to respond to Pope Francis’s call to organize. The time is now to rediscover a new theology and spirituality of organizing.
When I was a high school campus minister, I had several students who would come into my office and ask: “I have this friend who is gay, but their church […]
By: Elizabeth Nawrocki When I officially decided to switch my major from biology to theology during sophomore year, I knew the transition would be a little rough. No longer would […]
College students represent one of the most powerful demographics in the United States and Catholicism is the one of the largest religious traditions among college-age students in the country. A mobilized movement of this demographic could have a transformative impact on higher education, on the church, and social issues around the world. The time is now for a renewed student movement.
Every place, every person, every situation of history in the United States has some connection to the ravages of chattel slavery. As I’ve written about in the past, modern American […]
The horrible tragedy of water poisoning in Flint, Michigan, is the latest example of systematic bias in daily American life. Systematic bias, sometimes referred to as structural or systemic bias, […]
What did we expect? What did we expect when we did not react as we should, when #BlackLivesMatter came and went in the public sphere, when most people–especially most white […]