That We May Be One: Racial Justice and the Catholic Church
Beginning Tuesday, October 17, 2017 with "The Catholic Church and the Racial Divide in the United States"
Keynote by the Most Rev. Edward K. Braxton, Bishop of Belville, Illinois, followed by a conversation with Tyrone Brown, Assistant Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) at Seattle University.
"Poverty has a face, and it also has a voice.
But that voice often does not penetrate the wall of fear, misconception and prejudice that can separate people who are poor from those of us who have what we need. The voice of poverty can be drowned out or ignored in the halls of government, where other legitimate demands for resources also resound.
A Pastoral Letter from the Catholic Bishops of the State of Washington.
Seattle University Joins Statement of AJCU Presidents on Undocumented Students
As Presidents of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities we feel spiritually and morally compelled to raise a collective voice confirming our values and commitments as Americans and educators. We represent colleges and universities from across our nation with more than 215,000 students and 21,000 faculty, and over 2 million living alumni.
Grounded in our Catholic and Jesuit mission, we are guided by our commitment to uphold the dignity of every person, to work for the common good of our nation, and to promote a living faith that works for justice. We see our work of teaching, scholarship and the formation of minds and spirits as a sacred trust.
Read the full statement.
"I want to help connect and heal people."
Read more about what the ICTC has meant to Victoria, Nursing, class of 2017.