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Becoming Ironic Points of Light

Only when we learn to imagine (or reimagine) other people can we lessen our culture of violence.

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How You Can Stand with Baltimore

Three thoughts to acknowledge and three actions to take for those watching the events in Baltimore.

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Protecting God’s Earth Is Our Shared Sacred Duty

This Earth Day, we commit to safeguarding communities from the harms of climate change.

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5 Ways You Can Save Lives on World Water Day

The global water crisis impacts us all — and faith voices can provide hope.

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5 Ways to Move from a Charity Mindset toward Justice Work

A pattern of charity belief and behavior fuels the self-segregation of our society by race and class.

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Debunking 5 Myths About Social Justice

What is social justice, really — and why should it matter to our faith?

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Report: 620,000 U.S. Military Families Rely on Food Assistance

A new study finds that one in seven Americans relies on food programs to feed themselves and their families.

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What I Learned About Being Wealthy By Going Broke

If being rich was a sign of God’s blessing, was going broke a sign of God’s curse?

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Pope Francis: Stop the Culture of Waste

What is the human cost of our tendency to throw away?

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The Pope and the President: What to Look for in the Obama-Francis Summit

Reporter David Gibson offers initial ideas on how President Obama’s meeting with Pope Francis could play out.

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Hunger in America: A Moral Crisis that Government Must Help Solve

Our faith traditions require a commitment not only to private charity, but to SNAP and other government solutions as well.