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A Call for Immigration Reform

On June 5, the Archdiocese of New Orleans held a prayer service in support of comprehensive immigration reform, as Congress works to fix our nation’s broken system.

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America Magazine reviews Dr. Alex Mikulich's book on Hyper-Incarceration

The May 13th edition of America Magazine included a review by Nathan Schneider of Dr. Alex Mikulich's latest book The Scandal of White Complicity in U.S. Hyper-Incarceration.

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Are we troublemakers for the beloved community?

The April 2013 edition of the JustSouth E-Newsletter commemorates the 50th anniversary of MLK's Letter from Birmingham Jail, gives an overview of recent efforts at immigration reform, and explores the impact of state Medicaid decisions on people of color.

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Spring 2013 JustSouth Quarterly posted

The Spring 2013 edition of the JustSouth Quarterly focuses on lives changed by the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986, Catholic Social Thought and Subsidiarity, W.E.B Du Bois' gift of "double-consciousness," and proposed changes to state-local tax systems.

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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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