Catholic Social Teaching

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with The University of Notre Dame President Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Rev. Edgar Chandler (far left), and Msgr. Robert J. Hagarty of Chicago (far right) at the Illinois Rally for Civil Rights in Chicago's Soldier Field, 1964. (The University of Notre Dame Archives)
Edward K. Braxton May 24, 2018
Every individual, organization, institution and structure in the church must do something to counter the intensification of the racial divide in our country.
House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., visits with Bishop Michael F. Olson of Fort Worth, Texas, at Catholic Charities Fort Worth campus, April 3 (CNS photo/Juan Guajardo, North Texas Catholic Magazine).
Jason Blakely May 04, 2018
The conflict between Mr. Ryan’s libertarianism and his Catholicism rests on rival anthropologies.
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Katie Rose Quandt April 10, 2018
Incarceration serves four purposes: deterrence, incapacitation, retribution and rehabilitation. Life without parole is not necessary for any of them.
America This Week March 27, 2018
Our Mar. 28 guest is Nichole M. Flores
Nathan Schneider March 14, 2018
The Vatican just held a hackathon. Take a moment to recover from the shock.
Sisters of Mercy and others pray inside the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington Feb. 27 during a "Catholic Day of Action for Dreamers" protest to press Congress to protect "Dreamers." (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
Colleen Dulle March 06, 2018
Millennials need to acknowledge that our parents’ generation will not be able to lead the way forever.