Justice, Peace and Ecology Articles

Stories are one of the most valuable political tools we have. Effective storytelling will raise awareness, change hearts and minds, mobilize others, and influence policy…

The Synod of the Amazon has a particular interest to me not only because I worked for almost 20 years in two of the nine countries connected by the Amazon Rainforest,…

A letter-to-the-editor (or, LTE) is a reader response to a news item ran by a media outlet. Writing LTEs to your local or regional media outlets is an effective way to…

“Politics” has become a dirty word in our national discourse, but what politics is truly about is deciding how we want to live in community with each other.

Meeting in-person with your Members of Congress is an important way to build a relationship with them and hold them accountable. It is also an important way for you to…

There’s an important reason why each of us should get involved in the political process: there is a huge gap between what is happening in our local communities and what is…

These tools are ways we can hold our representatives accountable to the needs of our communities. They also reinforce the message of our in-person meeting, signaling to…

The Synod of the Amazon is not only for Latin America, it is also for us on this side of world, and for the circle of life. It is indeed a Synod for life.

As faith-based organizations, we believe that our moral standing as a society can be measured by our actions toward those most vulnerable among us.

Both the Old and the New Testament reveal God’s abiding love for migrants[1]. Scriptures, as well as our Church’s two-thousand-year history, tell many heart-breaking…

Our country has to think creatively about how we can responsible steward the gifts of our planet and live in harmony with God’s creation. We can no longer afford to do is…

Last month, the Bishop of El Paso, TX, Mark Seitz, testified before the House Homeland Security Committee on the experiences and recommendations of the church regarding US…