Madeleine Davison is an NCR Bertelsen intern based in Chicago. She is a graduate of Syracuse University with a dual degree in journalism and sociology. 

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Panel: Social justice is essential to Black Catholics' faith

Reacting to a recent Pew study, panelists talk about why there is an exodus of Black people from the U.S. Catholic Church.

Sacred Heart Gathering of Peace and Justice holds onto hope in era of 'hell'

Messages from Jim Forest and Kathy Kelly urged virtual attendees at the annual gathering, sponsored by the Coalition for Peace Action and the Sacred Heart Peace Community, to persevere in the work for justice.

Panel: Black women bear the brunt of mass incarceration

Panelists discussed how the criminal legal system disproportionately harms Black women, and proposed looking for alternatives to incarceration that balance accountability with forgiveness and dignity.

Catholic University students protest lecture by pro-life activist

Letters and petitions from Catholic University of America students call for the cancellation of a Cardinals for Life event with Abby Johnson, a pro-life activist who has gained a reputation for racism and homophobia.