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COVID-19 and Prisons (Part 2)

By Hannah Bowman  The COVID-19 crisis has hit prisons catastrophically, with infection rates above 70 percent (and nearing 100 percent) in some institutions. Prisoners —...

COVID-19 and Prisons (Part 1)

By Hannah Bowman Every day brings further horrifying stories about the pandemic’s effect on those incarcerated in jails and prisons. Over 15,000 cases of COVID-19...

A Christian Case for Prison Abolition

Prison abolition is an act of discipleship and not only a moral imperative because it is a proclamation of faith.

Broken Bread, Broken Chains

Unshackled and Flourish Bakery of Salt Lake City use the staff of life to help people heal.

Karl Barth visits three prisons

Barth counsels solidarity with those in Bridewell, San Quentin, Rikers — or the Basel Prison.

Bishop Search Continues

Nominations continue until April 30 for the Bishop Suffragan for Armed Services and Federal Ministries.

Inmates Finish Braille Hymnal

The Braille Unit at HMP Maghaberry in Ireland has completed work on the hymnal supplement Thanks & Praise.

Save Paws and Save Souls

In Louisiana, a priest’s daughter will be helped by a service dog trained by inmates.


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