Explore the messages of Saint John Paul II and Saint John XXIII in this resource that outlines the encyclicals authored by these two popes who were so dedicated to Catholic social thought and bringing...more
This resource provides a brief overview of the life of Ken Saro-Wiwa, a Nigerian writer, environmental activist and martyr. He was known for standing up against the Shell oil company to preserve his n...more
This backgrounder explores the life of Stephen Bantu Biko, an anti-Apartheid activist in South Africa most known for the development of the Black Consciousness movement.
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On May 16, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the release of three Catholic peace activists, overturning their conviction of sabotage. The three protesters broke into the Y-12 nuclear weapo...more
Learn more about Gustavo Gutiérrez, O.P., a Peruvian theologian who has contributed so much to our understanding of the option for the poor and its expression in Liberation Theology.
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Celebrating the Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for ‘fifth of May’) is an opportunity to explore the rich history, culture, and ethnic diversity that is the foundation of Latin Americans in the United Stat...more
This resource profiles Bob Marley, a world-renowned musician whose legacy continues today. Through his music, he was able to advance issues of social justice and unite people in working for justice an...more
At 85, Dolores Huerta remains a woman of vision and courage, still speaking out for migrant workers, for women, and for all those whose human dignity and human rights have not been respected. This res...more
Amidst the concern and fear brought about by the current Ebola epidemic, it is important to model Jesus’ compassionate love towards those who have been infected by the disease. This resource also re...more
Two recent reports on Climate Change confirm that God's gift of Creation is being damaged. More people are suffering and will suffer with changing weather patterns, sea rising, etc. As disciples and ...more