James Addison

The history we revisit on special occasions like Black History Month are events and the people that played roles in them; events that left a lasting mark on our culture and society. James Addison is doing that work, and being that person and he is in that place where changes are so desperately needed. Through his experience and faith and compassion, he is making a vital difference. That difference will someday be a history that others will look back on with pride.

A Place to Call Home: Sisters Address Inadequate Housing Worldwide

More than 1.6 billion people worldwide live in substandard housing. Of those, at least 150 million have no home at all. Global Sisters Report is focusing on religious women helping people who are homeless or lack adequate shelter. They help people like Thirty-seven-year-old Tommy Dunphy, a native of California's San Gabriel Valley.

SNAP: Who Gets To Say Who Is Hungry?

SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, is changing. In December, the current administration announced a new rule that would limit States’ ability to set eligibility requirements, instead applying federal work requirements to qualify for SNAP benefits.

Mass of Solidarity for Puerto Rico and the Bronx

The Archbishop of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Roberto Gonzalez, visited Saint Raymond’s church in the Bronx to celebrate Mass. But this Mass was no ordinary Mass– it was the Mass of Solidarity with Puerto Rico. “I am here to thank your archdiocese for your generosity toward Puerto Rico…and to pray for your intentions. I am also here to pray with you for the people of Puerto Rico" said Archbishop Gonzalez in his homily.

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Iowa Caucus and the Question of Football becoming a New Religion in America

On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan discusses the upcoming Iowa Caucus and how football has become more of a religion in America. Special guests include Timothy Hagle, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Iowa, and Tanya Jones, from the University of Texas.

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