Pope Francis laments how societies have become overly punitive, thereby losing the capacity to practice the “primacy of life and the dignity of the human person.”
[Business Insider- Australia, October 31, 2014]
[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.