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If you have the right to work, you have the right to rest, Pope says

Nov 7, 2015 - 09:20 am .- The dignity of workers was at the center of an address by Pope Francis on Saturday, during which the pontiff reflected on the connection between the right to employment and the right to leisure.

Pope Francis lauds testimony of working mothers

Jul 5, 2014 - 04:54 am .- During his one-day trip to Molise Pope Francis met with personnel of the region’s university, urging them to find creative solutions to unemployment, and thanked working mothers for their example.

Pope Francis praises 'nobility' of work

May 29, 2014 - 02:35 am .- Work is “both a gift and a duty,” Pope Francis told a U.N. labor agency in a message calling for an end to human trafficking and for greater concern for migrants and the unemployed, especially the young.

Catholic leaders call for policies promoting decent work, just wage

Jan 9, 2014 - 12:10 pm .- As lawmakers in Washington, D.C., discuss a possible increase in federal minimum wage, Catholic leaders are asking that the needs of workers and families be kept in mind.

Pope warns against work that enslaves man

May 1, 2013 - 10:42 am .- Marking the feast of Saint Joseph the Worker, Pope Francis said at his General Audience this week that work should serve man and contribute to his dignity, rather than man serving his work.

Catholics see two sides to Michigan's new union limits

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.

Use Labor Day to remember Catholic social doctrine, priest says

Sep 3, 2012 - 06:32 am .- A Catholic priest involved in labor advocacy says that Labor Day is a time to reflect on Catholic teaching about the role of work in society and in God’s plan for mankind.

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