Catholic Social Teaching

Politics & Society
Michael RozierMay 25, 2017
The Affordable Care Act has changed our expectations for health care. It shifted the way we live, which may be shifting what we believe.
U.S President Donald Trump with members of the Little Sisters of the Poor in the White House rose garden on May 4 (Photo by Olivier Douliery/ Abaca (Sipa via AP Images)
Politics & Society Dispatches
An executive order on religious liberty gave the impression of a church wanting to be left alone, but there is another role for Catholics.
Vivian Tuttle holds a photo of her daughter Yvonne, who was murdered during a 2002 bank robbery in Norfolk, Neb., as she testifies in favor of the death penalty at a public hearing in Omaha, Neb. in October 2016 (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, file).
Politics & Society Dispatches
Joseph P. HooverApril 25, 2017
The fight against the death penalty lays bare the strengths and weaknesses of the Catholic approach to pro-life issues.
A sign for the Department of Correction's Cummins Unit prison in Varner, Ark. Seven prisoners have been scheduled to die at the prison in April as Arkansas rushes to use an execution drug that expires in May. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)
Politics & Society News
Kevin ClarkeApril 13, 2017
Remarkably, the death sentences are being pushed through this month in an effort to beat the May expiration date for the state’s supply of midazolam, a controversial sedative that is one of three drugs used in lethal injections.
Pope Francis kisses the foot of a refugee during Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord's Supper at the Center for Asylum Seekers in Castelnuovo di Porto, about 15 miles north of Rome in March 2016. The pope washed and kissed the feet of refugees, including Muslims, Hindus and Copts. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano, handout)
Faith News
Michael J. O'LoughlinApril 13, 2017
It is the third Holy Thursday that Francis has spent at a detention center, part of his longstanding emphasis on ministering to prisoners.
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Faith News
Michael J. O'LoughlinApril 13, 2017
Only theology professors were found ineligible to join the union.