How Becoming a Fair Trade Advocate Led Me Back to Faith

We cannot expect a transformed world until we can clearly and honestly examine the ways we contribute to human suffering.

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Leah Wise

How Becoming a Fair Trade Advocate Led Me Back to Faith

Leah Wise

If you’ve been around the ethical and sustainable fashion space for awhile, you’ve probably heard your share of origin stories, those personal narratives that describe the moment when someone began to question their consumer choices, asking questions like “Who made...


The People Behind Your Purchase

Erin Mackey

Purchasing is always a moral, and not simply economic act. —Pope Benedict XVI A Different Kind of Factory Nestled in the lush foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in western North Carolina sits a small cut-and-sew cooperative. Driving along the windy...


3 Ways to Grow in the Simplicity of Christ This Lent

Claire Couche

Is this not, rather, the fast that I choose: releasing those bound unjustly, untying the thongs of the yoke; setting free the oppressed, breaking off every yoke? —Isaiah 58:6 Lent is a beautiful time to grow in deeper love with Christ....


A Crime Against Humanity

CRS Staff

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month.  See how Catholic Relief Services uses a strategy of prevention, protection, prosecution, and partnership to support people at risk of trafficking and read how this work is being carried out in Peru....


THE JOYFUL MYSTERIES OF THE ROSARY

CRS Staff

INTRODUCTION By meditating on the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary, we accompany Mary and Joseph as they learn that Mary will bring the Son of God into the world, and we journey with them through Christ’s birth and into his...