Discerning How to Vote as a Catholic by Fr. Louis Arceneaux, C.M.

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Catholic voters need to reflect and decide how they will form their personal consciences based on what they learn from our bishops as well as other sources of Catholic social teaching.

Gifts in the Midst of Chaos by Anne Kerrigan

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When I realized I was alive, it took time to process what had happened. The story of Lazarus became my story. The image of Lazarus stumbling forth out of the grave while shedding his burial cloths became my own image.

The Mathematics of Jesus Christ by Jim Reagan

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Feeding the hungry, clothing the naked, and sheltering the homeless at a personal sacrifice is a cornerstone for “building a new society within the shell of the old” with “a philosophy that is so old that it looks like new.”

Under the Bond of Peace: A Pentecost Homily by Fr. Ryan Lerner

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We must pray for the Holy Spirit to come anew into our hearts and help us to embrace the dignity of every person regardless of their race, class, creed, tongue, or their country of origin.

Time to Learn from a Blues People by Alex Mikulich

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Lament is not only a critical feature of the blues, it is also central to Catholic faith—we sing during Eucharist that we too, with God, “hear the cry of the poor.”

Passionate about the Wilderness: Edward Abbey and the American Tradition by Leonard Engel

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In a time when we are losing the contemplative dimension of the wilderness experience, this 20th-century desert father speaks to us anew.

I Believe That I Shall See the Good Things of the Lord in the Land of the Living by Fran Salone-Pelletier

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This is a costly freedom. This is a call to find ourselves in each other and see ourselves as each other. Humanity is us, so to speak.

The Sacrament of Ambiguity by Ed Burns

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Jesus knew what was in the heart of man, but he also recognized the fundamental goodness that was in us and continually challenged us to live up to that goodness.

Editorial: Confronting the Unconsumed Past: On New Approaches to Criminal Justice

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The moment has arrived to reimagine not just the nature of policing, but the whole complex of policies, procedures, and laws that prop up our broken criminal justice system.

Wresting for Light: A Note on Police Violence by Jermaine Woodard Jr.

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A personal appeal for empathy, solidarity, and change.