A Welcoming Church

Mississippi congregation reaches out after devastating immigration raid On August 25, 2008, the small town of Laurel, Mississippi was the site of the largest single workplace site raid in U.S. history. In the midst of such terror, a small Catholic church became the center of solace and assistance.

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JSRI Director Is Moderator for International Caritas Assembly

Caritas One Human Family Zero Poverty

Father Fred Kammer, SJ, director of the Jesuit Social Research Institute, was the moderator for the week-long General Assembly of Caritas Internationalis in Rome, Italy working under the assembly theme of One Human Family, Zero Poverty.

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Proposed WIC Cuts Would End Food Assistance for 325,000-475,000 Women, Infants, & Children

The Center for Budget and Policy Priorities just published an article revealing how proposed federal budget cuts in the WIC nutrition program would force WIC to turn away 325,000 to 475,000 eligible low-income women and young children next year.

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Japan Relief

For assistance to Japan relief efforts we recommend contacting Catholic Relief Services.

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New Jesuit institute to focus on social issues

Because social issues such as poverty, racism and migration are so divisive, debates concerning the best ways to advance the common good often deteriorate into talk radio sound bites that are nothing more than verbal hand grenades.

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