Sep 7, 2015 - 03:02 am .- The need for decent work at a living wage – one which can support a family – was a key theme of the U.S. bishops’ 2015 Labor Day message, which sought to restore work to its “honored place” in God’s service.
May 15, 2015 - 04:25 pm .- Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to Turin is an opportunity to reflect on the outstanding group of saints whose lives embodied Catholic social teaching in 19th century Turin, when the Piedmont region underwent an industrial revolution and secularizing trends amid struggles to build a unified Italian state.
Feb 28, 2015 - 02:00 pm .- In an audience with the Confederazione Cooperative Italiane (confederation of Italian co-operatives) Pope Francis called for the “globalization of solidarity” which places the dignity of persons and families at the center of social justice.
Nov 26, 2014 - 12:08 am .- Pope Francis has said he aims to express the social doctrine of the Church, not the views of partisan political philosophies, suggesting it is reductionistic to say otherwise.
Jul 22, 2014 - 11:59 am .- Dignity of the human person, solidarity and care for creation are just a few topics author Brandon Vogt discusses in his new book, “Saints and Social Justice: A Guide to Changing the World.”
May 14, 2014 - 04:06 am .- A group of college classmates have set out on a mission to revamp their university town in Ohio after learning more about Saint John Paul II and Catholic social teaching.
May 10, 2014 - 01:38 pm .- Business leaders, economic analysts and theologians gathered at the Vatican this week to consider, in light of Catholic social teaching, the place of solidarity and fraternity in making business decisions.
Apr 3, 2014 - 12:02 am .- Cardinal Peter Turkson has encouraged business school faculty to teach their students about the Church's social teaching and to form them in ethics, morals, and stewardship.
Mar 20, 2014 - 03:25 pm .- Pope Francis addressed the central role of employment in realizing human dignity during a special audience with steelworkers and residents from Umbria, Italy at the Vatican.
Feb 9, 2014 - 06:25 am .- A new iPhone and iPad application from a Washington, D.C., think tank aims to spread Catholic social teaching through Church documents, news and commentary.
Nov 22, 2013 - 05:41 am .- During a conference for health care workers, a Swiss doctor spoke of the world’s increasing elderly population, noting the importance of upholding human dignity in the treatment of common diseases.
Sep 12, 2013 - 04:02 pm .- The Church’s social doctrine is central for the life of the faithful, said a Spanish priest, and widespread ignorance of that doctrine is affecting the performance of the laity in public life.
Aug 1, 2013 - 04:18 am .- In the wake of Detroit’s decision to file for bankruptcy, Catholics in the city are using a variety of venues to provide essential services to neighbors in need.
Jul 17, 2013 - 02:02 am .- Bishop David O'Connell has issued a pastoral statement challenging Catholics to reach across partisan boundaries to pray and act for solutions to the challenges facing immigrants in the United States.
Jun 28, 2013 - 02:02 am .- In a new book marking Independence Day, the archbishop of Los Angeles addresses immigration reform in the context of the American Dream, seeking to stir the consciences of national Catholics.
Jun 11, 2013 - 06:03 am .- Harsh conditions and persecution confront migrants in Mexico, many of whom have been deported from the U.S., according to a Salesian priest who serves the population in the border-town of Tijuana.
May 23, 2013 - 02:02 pm .- The U.S. bishops welcomed a U.S. Senate committee's passage of a major immigration bill as an “important step,” urging the full senate to consider the bill as soon as possible.
May 18, 2013 - 01:01 pm .- A new study says that undocumented immigrants to the U.S. tend to be more Christian than the general population, while new legal permanent residents tend to be less Christian.
May 15, 2013 - 04:03 am .- After the collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh which killed at least 1,127 workers, demands for better oversight from Western retailers as well as local manufacturers have been widespread.
Dec 14, 2012 - 04:14 am .- Catholic commentators have weighed in on both sides of the controversial “right to work” labor bill in the longtime union stronghold of Michigan, with some warning that the law puts workers’ rights at risk while others say the bill reflects workers’ individual choices.
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