"This is the work of Jesus Christ," San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy said at the Aug. 30 groundbreaking ceremony for the El Centro Homeless Day Center, a collaborative effort set to open before Thanksgiving.
Commentary: There may be a moral obligation to be vaccinated for COVID-19 unless one has a medical contraindication. Such an obligation is grounded in the Gospel's call to love our neighbor as we love ourselves.
Restorative justice initiatives are taking hold in several institutional settings, especially Catholic institutions and groups. Restorative justice goes deeper than punishment; it involves a search for understanding.
Commentary: Just as the true meaning of the Eucharist needs to be defended from those who would use it for publicity, it needs to be defended from those who would use it to divide the worthy from the unworthy.