Alex Mikulich is an anti-racist Roman Catholic social ethicist and activist.
Perspective: Renewed calls for reparations by the church and the people of God ought to be a sting of conscience that goes to the central act of worship of church: the Eucharist.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's passionate advocacy evokes the vision and policies of the Democratic Socialists of America and the ways they align with Catholic social teaching.
Rather than insisting on our innocence, living the Gospel is the art of creating the politically impossible following the lead of black and brown peoples past and present.
We can maintain the death wish of the dominant economic system or we can work together to shape a world where all forms of life may thrive.