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Category: Ignatian Solidarity Network

Take Action by March 22 to Prevent Cuts to Refugee Assistance

Congress faces a March 22nd deadline to pass critical funding bills to avert a government shutdown. These funding bills include lifesaving assistance to meet the humanitarian needs of those arriving at our borders and millions of displaced persons overseas. Due to continued inaction by Congress, many essential U.S. humanitarian programs—both foreign and domestic—remain in limbo.

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Report on the ISN Teach-In For Justice 2021

The first weekend of November, Activists from Jesuit Institutions from across our Nation came to bear witness on issues of Social Justice that need immediate attention.  Jesuit College and High School students and their teachers were joined by Jesuit Parish Representatives to share their strengths, experiences and hope for a world we know is possible.  The atmosphere at the Washington D.C. Hilton Hotel and Conference center was electrifying.  There was a clear sense of urgency on a number of fronts: Systemic Racism, Immigration & Refugees and the Environment.

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ISN’s Response to the Verdict in the Trial of Derek Chauvin

Yesterday’s verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin represents two steps forward: one toward accountability in policing and another in upholding the inherent dignity of all people. As a network rooted in Catholic tradition and the spirituality of St. Ignatius of Loyola, we recognize the need to reflect—not only on

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Ignatian Family Teach in for Justice 2021

REGISTRATION UPDATE: WE’RE GOING HYBRID! October 16 | VirtualNovember 6-8 | Washington Hilton | Washington, D.C. Save the date for the largest annual Catholic social justice conference in the U.S. Get ready to be inspired and energized to work for a“faith that does justice”! Registration and the IFTJ site will

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21-Day Catholic Environmental Justice Challenge

APRIL 23-MAY 16 Walk with other Catholics as we learn, pray, and take action for environmental justice.  In his encyclical Laudato Si’, Pope Francis invites all people to act on behalf of creation. This call to action is grounded in the principle of integral ecology—the idea that environmental, social, political, and

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The Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time 

Every time I assisted pilgrimages to the Holy Land, we stopped in Magdala. It is the site of a memorial church built recently to Women of the Gospels. You walk into the church and a dome is held up by seven pillars with women’s names on them. These are heroines

The Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time

Dear Friends in Christ, This June, let us advocate for migrants at our southern border who face mortal danger. Many Latinos have varied but valid reasons to come to our door: death squads in their home countries, gangs that had been extorting money from them, misguided leaders who ruined economies

The Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time 

Every time I assisted pilgrimages to the Holy Land, we stopped in Magdala. It is the site of a memorial church built recently to Women of the Gospels. You walk into the church and a dome is held up by seven pillars with women’s names on them. These are heroines

The Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time

Dear Friends in Christ, This June, let us advocate for migrants at our southern border who face mortal danger. Many Latinos have varied but valid reasons to come to our door: death squads in their home countries, gangs that had been extorting money from them, misguided leaders who ruined economies

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