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This essay describes the socio-political conditions and the prophetic voices of Jeremiah and Second Isaiah (ch 40-66) in the Southern Kingdom of Israel, also called the Kingdom of Judah and Jerusalem, during the seventh to the sixth centuries BCE.
The Catholic Church has repeatedly identified racism, white supremacy, and neo-Nazism as serious sins and has consistently contended that eradicating them in ourselves and in society and its structures requires conversion on the part of all of us.
A message for Lent.
The Vatican II document Gaudium et Spes recognized two moral traditions in considering war—the so-called “just war” (or “justifiable war”) approach, on one hand, and pacifism, or the rejection of all forms of violence, on the other hand.
Gun violence is nurtured by a pervasive culture of violence. Popes and bishops have repeatedly urged us to confront that larger culture in many different ways.
This essay describes the socio-political conditions and the prophetic voices of Isaiah and Micah in the Southern Kingdom of Israel, also called the Kingdom of Judah and Jerusalem, during the eighth to seventh centuries BCE.