Alex Mikulich is an anti-racist Roman Catholic social ethicist and activist.

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We need to fast from violence in ourselves and our nation

As a people, as a nation, our worship for our military might and weapons has only deepened over the seven decades since we dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It's time to face our own violence and renew Catholic nonviolence.

Book Review

Book elucidates contradictory history of New Orleans, a city that is a crossroads of humanity

Review: As we march into global transformations of the 21st century, we have much to learn from Jason Berry's City of a Million Dreams, which vividly remembers New Orleans' brutal past and rightly commemorates both the insuppressible African struggle for freedom and irrepressible yearning for new life sung by every new stream of migrants.


Working to live or living to work?

Decolonizing Faith and Society: We have not moved beyond colonial ways of thinking and being. Are most Americans today working to live or living to work?


Eucharistic intimacy calls us to transform a destructive food system

The "fruit of the earth" and "work of human hands" invites, nurtures and challenges us to be constantly transformed into God's intimate love for the whole of creation. But how sensitive are we to the whole of God's creation and the intimacy of planetary biodiversity?