My Essays

"By rejecting compassion, the very thing that makes us human, we become more like the animals over whom we claim to have utter dominion." 

- Daniel Mascarenhas, S.J.

I occasionally write for The Jesuit Post (TJP),  a website described as "an online media platform that offers a Jesuit, Catholic perspective on the contemporary world. The TJP is a project of Jesuits in formation. Nearly all of the contributors are not-yet-ordained Jesuits and Jesuit brothers studying theology or philosophy, or working full-time in our Jesuit ministries."

The following are some of my essays on the topic. I recommend reading the essay titled "What is the moral status of animals".