Lent may not seem like a joyous time, but "now is a very acceptable time," as Paul reminds us on Ash Wednesday, to be reconciled to God. Pope Francis invites us to this joyous encounter, to stop livi...more
March is Women's History Month, and our interactive calendar explores the stories of 31 remarkable women who have dedicated their lives to work for peace and justice. Many toil quietly. Others have wo...more
The recent book "On 'Strangers No Longer'" explores many facets of the historic 2003 pastoral letter on immigration from the bishops of Mexico and the United States. This guide provides 110 questions ...more
Music can help people understand social problems and move them to take action. This activity helps students connect songs, issues and Catholic Social Teaching.
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Sr. Dorothy Stang’s words weave with her legacy of courageous advocacy on behalf of indigenous people, workers, and the vast beauty of the rainforest.
Published February 10, 2014
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Learn more about how Pope Francis' efforts for interfaith dialogue continue the legacy of Nostra Aetate, and pray our interfaith prayer for peace.
Posted on February 14, 2014
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Hundreds of new friends visited Center of Concern’s booth at the 2013 National Catholic Youth Conference and shared their greatest concerns for the world. We reflect on what they shared and ponder q...more
Martin Niemöller, whose birth we celebrate Jan. 14, is best known for his haunting “First they came…” reflection on complicity in the Holocaust. His story of conversion reminds us that as we ch...more
“The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler” tells the story of a woman who saved 2,500 children from likely death during the Holocaust. Our discussion guide draws out key themes of Catholic Social Tea...more
Las Posadas, the traditional Advent re-enactment of the search of Mary and Joseph for shelter in Bethlehem, has deep meaning for those seeking shelter, acceptance or justice. Our prayer service and ba...more