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Defending Women, Protecting Life

January 19-26, 2015

Vol. 212 / No. 2

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LABOR LESSON. Rae O’Hair, left, a Duquesne University alumna, and her friend Daniele Orosz rally for unionizing adjunct faculty in December 2013.
Clayton SinyaiJanuary 07, 2015

Catholic social teaching on the rights of workers to organize is clear and consistent. “The repeated calls issued within the church’s social doctrine, beginning with ‘Rerum Novarum,’ for the promotion of workers’ associations that can defend their rights,” writes

Serrin M. FosterJanuary 07, 2015

Properly defined, feminism is a philosophy that embraces basic rights for all human beings without exception.

Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.January 07, 2015

Standing for the Unborn: The Society of Jesus' commitment to a consistent ethic of life

Our readersJanuary 07, 2015

Living LawRe “Has Natural Law Died?” by John J. Conley, S.J. (12/22): Speaking as a lawyer, I would argue that natural law is, for the first time in the last few centuries, actually starting to take hold—just not within the church. In particular, natural law concepts are now findin

The EditorsJanuary 07, 2015

The results of the Senate's investigation into C.I.A. practices presents a serious moral challenge to all Americans.

Faith Faith in Focus
Daniel P. HoranJanuary 07, 2015

Jan. 31, 2015, would have marked the 100th birthday of the American Trappist monk and author Thomas Merton.

Mary Christine AthansJanuary 07, 2015

'Women of Faith,' by Mary Beth Fraser Connolly