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How "green" was Pope Benedict XVI?

The March 2013 edition of the JustSouth E-Newsletter highlights Pope Benedict XVI's commitment to environmental justice, looks at new estimates of the number of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S., and explores reasons why now is the time to end the death penalty in the U.S.

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An execution on Ash Wednesday?

The January 2013 edition of the JustSouth E-Newsletter calls for a stop to an execution in Louisiana scheduled for Ash Wednesday, looks at Catholic teaching on immigration reform, and provides an analysis of the tax deal passed by Congress earlier this month.

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January is Poverty Awareness Month

Did you know that 1 out of 5 children in the U.S. lives in poverty? All this month the U.S. Catholic Bishops are working to raise awareness about the issue of poverty in America.

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New Orleans Archbishop Gregory Aymond issues statement on Human Trafficking

On Dec. 5, Archbishop Aymond, LCWR Region 5, and CMSM issued a statement to be read at masses throughout New Orleans asking Catholics to be aware of the issue of human trafficking, especially in the time leading up to the Super Bowl and Mardi Gras.

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CDF calls on policy makers to protect children from budget cuts

The Children's Defense Fund's "Be Careful What You Cut" campaign seeks to protect children's programs from budget cuts. Click here to contact you legislator and learn more.

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JSRI's 5th Anniversary Highlighted in LOYNO Magazine

The Fall 2012 edition of LOYNO Magazine focuses on JSRI's fifth anniversary in "Hard Work for Faith that Does Justice: JSRI Turns Five."

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Winter 2012 JustSouth Quarterly

The Winter edition focuses on the fiscal cliff and the common good, Catholic Social Thought and global financial systems, recent reforms to the H2B guestworker program, and Thomas Merton’s “Letters to a White Liberal.”

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November 2012 JustSouth E-newsletter Posted

The November edition of the E-Newsletter provides an analysis of the 2012 Latino vote, looks at efforts to repudiate voter suppression, and highlights the importance of Social Security to prevent poverty.

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Fall 2012 JustSouth Quarterly

The latest JustSouth Quarterly focuses on race and the 2012 election, Catholic Social Thought and the common good, the Ryan-Romney budget plan and Catholic moral criteria, and new hope for immigrants caught up in a world of impossibility.

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October 2012 JustSouth E-newsletter Posted

The October 2012 JustSouth E-Newsletter looks at the election and Catholic social thought, highlights the Vatican II document on the Church in the Modern World, and provides an update on President Obama's executive action affecting undocumented youth.

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