• JustLove

    Catholic Relief Services’ Rice Bowl Help Families around the World and Working towards Turning the Tide on Homelessness in New York City

    On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about Catholic Relief Service’s Lent effort: Rice Bowl. He also looks into the homelessness issue in New York. Rachel Malinowski is a Specialist in Instructional Design and Training at Catholic Relief Services. During this First Week of Lent, Rachel talks to us a bit about CRS’s Rice Bowl, the Lenten Program of Catholic Relief Services, and how it encourages and gives opportunities to Catholic families to participate in the traditional Lenten practices of prayer and almsgiving to support our brothers and sisters in concrete ways in the developing world whose communities are assisted by CRS. Commissioner Steven Banks is…

  • Feeding the Hungry and Sheltering the Homeless,  JustLove,  Welcoming and Integrating Immigrants and Refugees

    Talking about Homelessness at the U.N. and a Catholic Response to Migration

    In this week’s episode of JustLove, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about global homeless and migration. Lydia Stazen is the Executive Director of the Institute of Global Homelessness, a non-profit organization based in Chicago that is dedicated to supporting an emerging global movement to end street homelessness. This week, the United Nations is holding its 58th Commission for Social Development dedicated this year to examine the issue of homelessness. Lydia shares with us some of the proceedings she has been part of, what has been resolved about the state of the homeless around the world, and what next steps the United Nations, advocacy organizations like her own Institute of Global Homelessness,…

  • JustLove

    MainChance Drop-in Homeless Center and JustLove’s look at “Rehumanize International”

    On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about a homeless shelter near Grand Central Station, and he also learns more about work of the Advocacy Group “Rehumanize International.” Sueranna “Sue” Antoine, MSW is the Program Director of the Grand Central Neighborhood Social Services Corporation’s “MainChance” Drop-in Center located on East 32nd Street in Midtown Manhattan. Sue talks about all the work of the MainChance Drop-in Center and why it was founded in the late 1980s, how it has worked over the years to address the needs of vulnerable homeless individuals for housing, food, medical care, social work services and a place to safely spend the night,…

  • JustLove

    Discussing the Legality and Ethics of the Killing of Iranian General Qassim Suleimani and California’s Strained Quality of Life in Spite of a Booming Economy

    On this weekend’s episode of JustLove, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about just war and the ethics behind the killing of General Suleimani. He also talks about California’s quality of life. Prof. Karen Greenberg, Ph.D. is the Director of The Center on National Security of Fordham University School of Law over in Lincoln Center. Prof. Greenberg talks about her perspective on the legality of the actions of the Administration in ordering the drone attack that took the life of Iranian General Qassim Suleimani. Prof. Greenberg gives her thoughts on the ethics that underlie the decision to strike at Suleimani and the aftermath of that strike, particularly as is outlined in her…