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

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Water unites us, so make it available to all

Commentary: Perhaps there is no more apt symbol for our time than water. Many march and cry out to God for justice and the need to be cleansed of the moral and political scandals that wreak havoc upon the most vulnerable in our society. 


Nurturing the cosmic perspective of learned ignorance

Respect for science, I suggest, will thrive in the future if it is rooted in the soil of the contemplative life. Nicholas of Cusa invites a practice of contemplation that looks even deeper into each being around us, at the whole of the cosmos, and God.


Time to betray the god of white supremacy

We have never fully confronted white complicity as a church. Although there is no metric that demonstrates black and brown people achieving equality in any significant way, white people are enraged by any perceived slippage in their own superiority.


St. Ignatius, guide us to speak up for others

To care for the most vulnerable among us is not political correctness — it is human and Christian.

Book Review

Exorcizing our racial ghosts