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Compassion: Jesuit Conference Joins Call on Unaccompanied Children

The U.S. Jesuit Conference joined approximately 50 other faith-based and immigrant rights NGO's in calling on the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs regarding factors which are causing unaccompanied children to seek refuge in the U.S. from grave violence, impunity, and lack of educational and economic opportunity.

A Hunger for Justice

According to the U.S. drought monitor, 82 percent of California is experiencing extreme drought, leaving families and homeowners with little or no water. The drought has had the biggest impact among small rural communities that are rapidly running out of water, financial resources, and long-term solutions. Vulnerable communities can’t afford to purchase cases of water every day, buy paper plates to avoid washing dishes, pay for fast-food instead of cooking with washed fruits and vegetables, or to wash their clothes at local laundromats. And yet, there’s no other choice – families can’t afford to leave and move to areas with better access to water.

Jesuit Universities Invited to Deepen Commitment to Social Justice in New Document from Jesuit Curia in Rome

The Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat of the Jesuit Curia in Rome has released a new document entitled "Promotion of Justice in the Universities of the Society."