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USCCB Labor Day Statement 2014

Labor Day gives us the chance to see how work in America matches up to the lofty ideals of our Catholic tradition.

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Dr. Alex Mikulich on "Health Issues"

Dr. Mikulich recently appeared on "Health Issues Television" to discuss hyper-incarceration and racism with Christopher Sylvain.

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Michael's Journey

More than 57,000 unaccompanied children have crossed America’s southern border this year, fleeing violence in search of a new home. This is the story of one of them.

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Catholic Teach-In on Child Refugee Crisis Makes Headlines

On August 5, 2014 the Jesuit Social Research Institute held the Catholic Teach-In on the Child Refugee Crisis and Its Causes. If you were unable to join us please take a look at some of the local and national coverage about this event.

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My Job Is To Know Their Names: Serving Homeless Guests in Downtown New Orleans

Liam Fitzgerald shares his experiences and over all mission at New Orleans' Harry Tompson Center.

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Louisiana Conference of Catholic Bishops on Unaccompanied Refugee Minors

The Louisiana Conference of Catholic Bishops (LCCB) acknowledges the humanitarian crisis surrounding unaccompanied refugee minors who have entered our country from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.

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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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Catholic Leaders Lament Obstacles to Medicaid Expansion

Fr. Fred Kammer, S.J. discusses the need for Medicaid expansion in the Gulf South with America Magazine.

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