Entries by Kaya Oakes

Day 27: Joy Is Justice. Justice Is Life.

Joy is justice. Justice is life.

Pope Francis has declared 2016 a Holy Year of Mercy, and mercy, he says in his new book, is about “[going] outside and [looking] for people where they live, where they suffer, and where they hope.” That is what Jesus does in the Gospels: he goes forth and gives mercy.