Dignity of Work

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Pope Francis met the Italian Association of Private Construction Contractors on Jan. 20, 2022

Pope Francis: Human life is the most valuable work asset

Jan 20, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

The International Labour Organization estimates that 2.3 million people lose their lives in work-related accidents or diseases every year worldwide. Read more

Why organized labor is (still) a Catholic cause

Sep 7, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

At a time when labor unions are weak, Catholics still have a place in the labor movement, said a priest... Read more

St. Joseph the Worker was once out of work, too

May 1, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

Mass unemployment is a deeply unwelcome background for this year’s Feast of Saint Joseph the Worker, but the Catholic celebration... Read more

Carly Fiorina addresses the 2018 Principled Entrepreneurship conference in Washington, D.C.

Public life must turn business to the common good, conference hears

Oct 4, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

Human dignity and the common good are the essential aims of work, attendees heard at the 2018 Principled Entrepreneurship conference... Read more

Pope Francis at the General Audience Oct. 11, 2017.

Pope: For Christians, work is more than an occupation, it's a mission

Nov 24, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

In a letter for the conclusion of a conference on labor on Friday, Pope Francis said work is about more... Read more

Collette of Collettey's Cookies.

Young baker with Down Syndrome an international sensation

Jan 26, 2017

Meet Collette: a talented young baker from the Boston area, who has been working on her own original cookie recipes... Read more