Series P. Social Justice - This two-part program on social justice issues features a conversation with members of NETWORK, the national Catholic social justice lobby, on the the importance of politcal activism for people of faith and the impact of the welfare reform on people living in poverty. Guests are: Kathy Thornton, RSM, National Coordinator; Catherine Pinkerton, CSJ, NETWORK lobbyist; Loretto Mapa, RA NETWORK Board Member; Mary Elizabeth Clark, SSJ NETWORK lobbyist; Rachel Ostendorf NETWORK staff and Jackie Thomas counselor.

1. Social Justice part one: Political Activism

2. Social Justice part two: Impact of Welfare Reform


Moratorium on the Death Penalty
In the first program, Sr. Helen
Prejean, author of "Dead Man Walking" shares her journey of compassion and justice with death row inmates, their family members and victims' families. In Part 2, Shari Silberstein, an organizer at Equal Justice USA and Rachel King, Legislative Counsel from ACLU explain the reasons that human rights activists from all over the world are calling for a worldwide moratorium on the death penalty.


The Spirit Moving
In this program Mary Ramerman, Jim Callan and Enrique Cadena, from Spiritus Christi Church in Rochester share the story of a Roman Catholic parish who chose to live the gospel in an inclusive community where all people are welcome and all can participate as partners and equals.