Religious leaders and faith-based activists are poised to make significant progress on a range of social justice issues this year.
Addressing Challenges to Progressive Religious Liberty in North Carolina
Hearing Faith Voices Raised Against Hyde
Hate and Discrimination in the Wake of September 11
How Government Inaction Thwarts Equal Access to Reproductive Health Care
Stepping Away from Racism
It is important to mark the nation’s progress in achieving religious freedom for all Americans, but the United States must also note the distance it still has to go.
Pope Francis teaches that access to comprehensive health care, which acknowledges the dignity of the whole person at each stage of life, is necessary to build a more just world.
Pope Francis teaches that education is a tool for developing individuals, communities, and the world in service of compassion and fairness, suggesting that a commitment to quality, accessible education for all is a crucial element of building a more just world.
Pope Francis has repeatedly highlighted the importance of work and his concern that the current economy values profit over people, urging people of faith and conscience to champion changes in business and the labor market that protect workers.
Marriage equality and women’s reproductive rights are now being seen for what they always were: issues of basic justice.
Spirited and Faithful: An Interview with Rev. Marvin Ellison on the Role of Faith Leaders in the Reproductive Justice Movement
Sally Steenland interviews Rev. Marvin Ellison, a writer, educator, and advocate for reproductive rights, about his work to organize clergy for reproductive justice.
Pope Francis has been a strong proponent of civic engagement during his papacy, calling for his billions of followers—and inspiring other admirers—to consider their faith and values when working to build more just societies.
The Obama administration’s new birth control rules are generous and strategically smart, but some opponents still aren’t happy.
Allowing corporate religious liberty to trump employees’ religious liberty can lead to a cascade of poor health outcomes for the nation.