[National Catholic Reporter, October 23, 2014]
James Martin, SJ address of the Catholic Finance Association in New York City: October 7, 2014.
This edition: Dr. Mikulich discusses criminal justice reform in the Gulf South; Fr. Kammer shares about Catholic Social Thought/freedom and reviews pilot programs like the Opportunity Grant (OG); Dr. Weishar reflects upon JSRI's "Catholic Teach-In on the Child Migrant Crisis and Its Causes".
On June 3, 2014, speaking at Catholic University of America, then Archbishop of Spokane Blase Cupich provided the following response to a talk by Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga.
JSRI co-sponsored the Loyola Honor's Program Biever Lecture "Tattoos on the Heart, An Evening with the Rev. Gregory Boyle, S.J.". Fr. Boyle is the founder and executive director of Homeboy Industries, the largest gang intervention, rehabilitation and re-entry program in the United States.
5th Conference on Immigration to the US South: Immigration Reform and Beyond? October 23-25, 2014
24 states have refused the expansion, although a few are reconsidering that decision. Without such a change in state policy, “5.7 million people will be deprived of health insurance coverage in 2016.”