On December 19, 2011, Catholic Bishops joined Methodist and Episcopal leaders and others in a letter to Governor Bentley urging the repeal of Alabama's anti-immigrant law which became effective this year.
The November JustSouth E-newsletter focuses on Occupy and a revolution of hope, the shattering of immigrant families, and the Vatican's recent statement on world financial reform.
USCCB to hold a national conference on state and local immigration initiatives and immigration reform January 11-13, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
On November 15, Fr. Ted Arroyo, SJ, discussed Alabama's recent anti-immigrant law, considered one of the strictest in the U.S., with National Jesuit News. Click here to listen to the podcast.
The three core articles of the October JustSouth E-Newsletter focus on stealth class warfare, Alabama's new anti-immigrant law, and the effect of whiteness on immigration policy and more.
Over 150 Catholic theologians have signed a September 26th statement calling for the abolition of the death penalty.
The August 31st JustSouth E-Newsletter discussed who will pay for the debt limit deal of late July, the findings of the 2011 KIDS COUNT report on the Gulf South states, and the Obama Administration's new policies on "prosecutorial discretion" in deportation proceedings.