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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Catholics join DACA supporters' demonstration outside Supreme Court

As the court heard arguments on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Catholic organizers held a rosary walk before joining thousands supporting the program that protects some 700,000 immigrants.

When disaster strikes: the emerging roles of local churches

When severe storms caused a massive flash flood in a Baltimore neighborhood back in May 2018, pastors of local churches found themselves coordinating relief and recovery efforts — roles they never imagined they'd have to fulfill.

A year after Baltimore flood: three lessons learned

After more than a year leading local recovery efforts from a massive flood, two pastors have a toolkit lessons they can draw from in the event that another storm hits their neighborhood.

Georgetown University issues report on sex abuse, makes recommendations

Georgetown's Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life compiled ideas and proposals from a June national convening, outlining 10 strategic directions that emerged from discussions. For one, the "failure to listen and believe victim-survivors" were the "original sins of the sexual abuse crisis."

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