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Address of His Holiness Pope Francis at the 50th Anniversary Observance of the Jesuit Curia Office

Address of His Holiness Pope Francis to participants at the meeting of the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat of the Society of Jesus.

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The Privilege of Plenty: Educational Inequity in Mississippi

The Privilege of Plenty: Educational Inequity in Mississippi analyzes the connections between economic and social factors, educational performance, and educational attainment in Mississippi.

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JustSouth Index 2018 Just Released!

Gulf South states rank below average on measures of social justice for third year in a row; report spotlights three challenging issues facing the Gulf South – poverty, racial disparity and immigrant exclusion. LOUISIANA RANKS LAST.

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Rich School, Poor School: Education [In]Equity in Louisiana

Rich School, Poor School: Education [In]Equity in Louisiana analyzes the connections between economic and social factors, educational performance, and educational attainment in Louisiana.

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Labor Day Statement: On the Hundredth Year of the United States Bishops’ Program of Social Reconstruction

In his 2019 Labor Day statement, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, invites us to consider how we can work together to address the persistence of low wages and inequality in our workplaces.

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Churches Respond to Mississippi Immigration Raids

The August 7th Mississippi immigration raids have prompted a strong response from the Catholic, Episcopal, and Methodist Bishops of Mississippi. Persons wishing to help should contact Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Jackson.

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Statement of Donald Kerwin, Executive Director of the Center for Migration Studies, on the Shooting in El Paso

The violent attack yesterday in El Paso in which 22 people lost their lives and more than 24 others were injured evokes two starkly divergent views of El Paso...

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Louisiana on Lockdown

GROUNDBREAKING NEW REPORT EXPOSES IMPACT OF SOLITARY CONFINEMENT IN LOUISIANA STATE PRISONS

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Louisiana Teacher Pay Fact Sheet

On paper, the average teacher salary in Louisiana appears to have modestly increased from $48,627 to $50,589. However, when adjusted for inflation, the average teacher salary has actually decreased more than $6,000.

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Social Analysis Reports

Jesuits and their colleagues have new tools to help them better understand the “signs of the times” in their locales.

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