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.

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Agape Latte storytelling program helps students on their faith journeys

A laid-back atmosphere and coffeehouse setting is the backdrop for stories told at Agape Latte, a popular program at Boston College that sparks students to discuss and reflect on their faith, in an era when many young people are leaving the church. The model has been expanded to more than 50 other schools.

Activists emphasize urgency, hope at Catholic divestment conference

Leading international climate advocates in the Catholic Church stressed the need for urgency — as well as hope — to effectively organize to combat climate change at a March 15 conference on fossil fuel divestment in Washington, D.C.

Georgetown students hope admissions scandal leads to discussion of privilege

Georgetown is one of more than five elite universities mentioned in the Justice Department's racketeering indictment that charged 50 people — including 33 parents — with illegally cheating the system to gain unqualified applicants' admittance to top universities. 

Catholic immigration network urges temporary protected status for Venezuela

A letter CLINIC plans to send to key Cabinet members says that designating Venezuelans for temporary protected status in the U.S. "would potentially safeguard the lives of 72,000" people.