Social Justice

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Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore.

Protecting religious liberty serves the poor, archbishop says

Dec 4, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

Religious freedom is an important component in aiding those in need, and imposing upon religious liberty harms groups that work... Read more

Bishop Thomas Paprocki.

Springfield diocese offering free legal aid to those in need

Oct 17, 2013

An Illinois diocese is launching a volunteer legal services program for the poor in need of legal counsel for civil... Read more

Suit challenges HHS mandate on social justice grounds

Oct 11, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

The owner of a U.S. manufacturing business is filing an appeal to the Supreme Court over the HHS mandate, both... Read more

Ryan Anderson.

Defense of marriage is a social justice issue, scholar says

Oct 9, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

Maintaining marriage as a union between a man and a woman is a matter of social justice, said Ryan Anderson,... Read more

Dorothy Day in 1934.

Dorothy Day teaches us about the human person, archbishop says

Aug 23, 2013

In light of the modern crisis of misunderstanding the human person, American social activist Dorothy Day is a model for... Read more


US bishops' group approves $9 million in anti-poverty funds

Jun 18, 2013

The domestic anti-poverty program of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has approved more than $9 million in grants to... Read more


Peruvian priests lauded for work with gang members, poor

Dec 5, 2012

Radio Programas del Peru, the largest radio network in the country, has chosen two priests to receive its annual award... Read more