Maryknoll sister who supported Zimbabwe's freedom struggle dies at 79

Maryknoll Sr. Janice McLaughlin, who ministered in southern Africa for nearly 40 years and was jailed for supporting Zimbabwe's freedom struggle, died Mar. 7 in New York, at age 79. 

Forum puts Catholic social teaching perspective on pandemic

Casting the coronavirus pandemic as a moral issue, a Georgetown University forum explored how Catholic social teaching could be brought to bear.

Catholic organizations urge communities to respond to US census

A baker's dozen of Catholic organizations, from dioceses to religious orders to Catholic Charities affiliates, have signed on to a joint statement urging all to take part in the 2020 U.S. census.

Social justice lobby's roundtable tour reveals rural needs

A Catholic social justice lobby, conducted a series of rural roundtables in 2018 and 2019 to take the pulse of Americans living in the heartland. The results, released at a Feb. 25 breakfast in Washington, show a series of economic, communication and social challenges that have confounded communities' ability to fight back.