Immigrant workers, many undocumented, were essential in rebuilding Lakeview and much of the Gulf Coast after Katrina . I came to the meeting assuming that a neighborhood that had benefited so much from immigrant laborers would be open to the possibility of immigration reform. I was proven wrong.
Fr. Fred Kammer, S.J. and 29 Catholic leaders urge Speaker Boehner to keep families together by doing his part to pass immigration reform.
Facing legislative obstinacy or the "sheer mendacity" of those who fabricate facts or data to maintain exploitation of the least among us, what do people of faith do? What can they do against the odds and against those who are far better funded and often far more numerous?
Given the primacy of the family in the spiritual, ethical, social, and emotional formation of children, the unprecedented increase in deportations since President Obama took office is deeply disturbing.
Alabama and Louisiana legislatures defeated legislation this session to cap payday loans at 36% annual percentage rate (APR).
Jesuits articulated the mission of faith and justice most dramatically in the 1970s, following two major Catholic events.