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The Jesuit Social Research Institute works to transform the Gulf South through action research, analysis, education, and advocacy on the core issues of poverty, race, and migration. The Institute is a collaboration of Loyola University New Orleans and the New Orleans Province of the Society of Jesus, rooted in the faith that does justice.

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The Pope Calls for Urgent Intervention in the Humanitarian Crisis of Migrant Children

'A change of attitude towards migrants and refugees is needed on the part of everyone, moving away from attitudes of defensiveness and fear, indifference and marginalisation – all typical of a throwaway culture'

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Cardinal Parolin in Mexico: Migration and Respect for the Person

In relation to the phenomenon of migration, we urgently need to overcome atavistic fears and to establish common strategies at sub-regional, regional and worldwide levels to include all sectors of society.

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The Monstrous Elegance of White Supremacy

"Meanwhile, racism, elegant, lovely, monstrous, carries on." -Ta-Nehisi Coates

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