Jesse Remedios is a Bertelsen Editorial Intern with the National Catholic Reporter. He graduated from Duke University in 2017 with a B.A. in History with a focus on Human Rights and Social Movements. He spent his first year out of college serving with the AmeriCorps City Year program in Washington, D.C.
The guys are on their way to serve a meal to homeless people in downtown D.C. Jack says he doesn't like calling the people they serve "homeless" though. "I call them my brothers and sisters."
As the U.S. considers next steps in its involvement in Venezuela's tense stand-off between Nicolás Maduro and Juan Guaidó, economic sanctions raise a tangle of ethical and moral as well as geo-political issues that experts disagree about.
While John Carr emphasized the importance of unity in coming through the crisis and warned against using it to advance ideological priorities, George Weigel credited sex abuse to the influence of Satan, the sexual revolution, a culture of dissent and mass media.
Thousands across the country participate in Good Friday Way of the Cross processions, connecting the dramatic events of Christianity's most solemn day to modern issues facing society.