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Catholic Social Teaching - Latest News
Sep 2, 2019 - 03:43 am .- The head of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development called on Catholics to reflect this Labor Day on Catholic Social Teaching and its implications for building a more just economy.
Mar 7, 2019 - 03:30 pm .- A bipartisan group of senators have written to the Government Accountability Office asking it to examine the use of non-compete agreements by employers when dealing with low-wage workers.
Feb 8, 2019 - 03:24 pm .- The University of Dallas has announced the creation of the St. John Paul II Social Thought Teaching Fellowship, with Dr. Ryan Anderson as the first fellow in the role.
Nov 7, 2018 - 04:47 am .- “If there is hunger on earth, it is not because food is missing!” Pope Francis said in St. Peter’s Square Nov. 7. “What is lacking is a free and far-sighted entrepreneurship, which ensures adequate production, and a solidarity approach, which ensures fair distribution,” he continued.  
Oct 10, 2018 - 04:04 am .- In his general audience Wednesday, Pope Francis said that abortion “suppresses innocent and helpless life in its blossoming.” “Is it right to take a human life to solve a problem? It's like hiring a hitman,” Pope Francis said in St. Peter’s Square Oct. 10, in a departure from his prepared remarks.
Oct 20, 2017 - 02:43 pm .- Pope Francis met Friday with leaders in business and civil society, telling them not to get carried away by wealth and the demands of the global market, but rather to promote justice by eliminating the root causes of inequality.
Jul 24, 2017 - 05:11 pm .- When Matt Hohler was in college in 2010, he was a reluctant Catholic - and not a coffee drinker. 
Mar 2, 2017 - 02:52 pm .- As Catholics continue to debate pastoral and doctrinal approaches to marriage, they should remember that the Catholic approach to marriage and the Eucharist has a direct impact on what the Church teaches about society as a whole, an expert on the Church’s social teaching has said.
Jan 20, 2017 - 11:08 am .- Catholics must fight the societal ills of contempt, poverty, and unemployment through solidarity, recent speakers at the Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. insisted.
Dec 29, 2016 - 09:51 am .- “To defraud anyone of wages that are his due is a great crime which cries to the avenging anger of Heaven.”
Nov 30, 2016 - 03:04 am .- Alongside the various technological advances booming throughout the world, the digital age has also brought with it questions as to exactly what effect these new technologies are having on the global market, particularly when it comes to jobs.
Nov 22, 2016 - 04:50 pm .- The stories of poor people – and the need for Christians to help them – are the focus of the Washington state bishops’ newest pastoral letter.
Oct 12, 2016 - 03:15 am .- In a country long entrenched in a two-party political system, Mike Maturen faces an uphill battle.
Aug 24, 2016 - 12:13 pm .- Welfare reform was one of the biggest United States legislative events of the 1990s, but after 20 years what is its legacy from the standpoint of Catholic social teaching?
Jul 20, 2016 - 12:03 am .- Amid Malawi’s booming industry in mineral extraction, the country’s Catholic bishops and NGO partners hope corporations will help the wider community benefit.
Jul 9, 2016 - 05:52 pm .- Pope Francis has established a tech-savvy track record as Pope, and now in addition to breaking records on Instagram and becoming the first Pope to use Google Hangouts, he will give World Youth Day pilgrims a new electronic app.
May 14, 2016 - 06:04 am .- Economic worldviews based only on material well-being cannot contribute to dignified labor and new models of economic progress are needed, Pope Francis told a gathering of business experts on Friday.
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.