Human Dignity

We believe that each person has a right to access the basic necessities of life. We advocate for food and income security for all—especially children and the elderly. We believe in policies for decent housing and shelter, especially for farm workers. We support access to basic health care for all. We advocate for employment and promote the idea of fair wages and fair taxes. We oppose unjust discrimination, racism, torture and human trafficking.

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Responses to Conviction of Derek Chauvin in George Floyd Death
A Minneapolis jury convicted former police officer Derek Chauvin this week of the murder of George Floyd. The jury in the closely watched trial took 10 hours over two days to convict Chauvin of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter. He will be sentenced in eight weeks.
September 9 - Feast of St. Peter Claver
September 9 is the Feast of St. Peter Claver, patron saint of those is slavery, African Americans, Colombia and Interracial Justice. In the wake of today's racial unrest, the U.S. Bishops have called for a national day of prayer and fasting on his feast day.