At times it is important for us to reiterate both Catholic teaching and the Jesuit values of Loyola. The Catechism of the Catholic Church condemns slavery as an offense against the 7th Commandment and racial discrimination as “incompatible with God’s design.”
JSRI Associate Mary Baudouin recounts the injustices she witnessed in Honduras this past September. While Dr. Susan Weishar connects these struggles with first hand accounts experienced by local Honduran natives.
Dr. Alex Mikulich reminds us of the call of Dr. King to resist systemic and structural injustice in all its forms.
The Florida Catholic bishops urged Governor Rick Scott to spare the life of Askari Muhammad, who is scheduled for execution on January 7th. Catholic groups around the state planned observances.