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Pope Francis records a video message delivered to a Catholic social doctrine conference Nov. 26, 2020. Screengrab from Vatican YouTube channel.

Pope Francis: Avoid the temptation of seeking ‘utopia’ in this world

In a video message to a Catholic social doctrine conference on Thursday, Pope Francis said that remembering our baptism and the... Read more

Bishop Shelton Fabre of Houma-Thibodaux, who has praised the 'Open Wide Our Hearts' online exhibit from the Green Bay diocese.

Virtual photo exhibit seeks to tell diverse Catholics' stories

The U.S. bishops on Tuesday praised a virtual exhibit created by the Diocese of Green Bay, which features portraits of... Read more

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Questions surround possibility of mandatory coronavirus vaccinations

With more than 1,000 deaths a day still being registered in the United States, coronavirus vaccines are being developed, and... Read more

Pope Francis greets Cardinal John Njue of Nairobi, president of the International Catholic Migration Commission, at the Vatican's Clementine Hall, March 8, 2018.

Pope Francis: Let Catholic social teaching guide migration policy

The Church is responsible for encouraging civil leaders to respond to migration on the basis of Catholic social teaching, the... Read more

Dorothy Day.

Dorothy Day, as seen by her granddaughter

Dorothy Day, the co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement whose cause for canonization has been opened, is the subject of... Read more

Washington state's bishops listened to the poor. Here’s what they heard.

The stories of poor people – and the need for Christians to help them – are the focus of the... Read more

Is Catholic social teaching the change voters want?

American voters wanted change, says one third party presidential candidate who believes that Catholic social teaching will answer many of... Read more

Pope Francis at the General Audience in St. Peter's Square, June 15, 2016.

WYD pilgrims to receive a social doctrine app from the Pope

Pope Francis has established a tech-savvy track record as Pope, and now in addition to breaking records on Instagram and... Read more

A look at how businesses can help the poor

Businesses can care for both the poor and the created world by making decisions that focus on the human person... Read more

U.S. Labor Day commemorative stamp, issued in 1956.

Labor Day the Catholic way: help young workers and struggling families

The need for decent work at a living wage – one which can support a family – was a key... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square, Nov. 5, 2014.

For Pope Francis, loving concern for the poor is not communism

As Pope Francis stated in a recent interview that love for the poor is not communism, but the Gospel, one... Read more

Global network seeks to unite head, heart in charity work

PovertyCure, a global organization that unites like-minded charities, is working to change the dialogue about charitable aid while addressing poverty... Read more