Catholic Social Teaching

A silver mine of Potosi, Bolivia. iStock photo.
Dean Dettloff February 16, 2018
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops praised the new ombudsperson office, noting it “has called attention to concerns and complaints involving Canadian-based and/or Canadian-registered companies which operate in other countries."
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Joe Van Brussel February 07, 2018
Making it more difficult for families to visit prisoners, or have any contact with them, is contrary to respect for human life and dignity.
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Tinamarie Stolz February 02, 2018
During my volunteer experience, I was mostly on the receiving end of mercy.
J. Kevin Appleby December 12, 2017
The Trump administration has made clear its principles on immigration; Catholics should answer with a list of ways to reform the system with fairness and humanity.
Brianne Jacobs December 05, 2017
Three reasons why sexual harassment violates Catholic social teaching
Cardinal Blase J. Cupich of Chicago speaks Nov. 13 during the fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
Michael J. O’Loughlin November 17, 2017
Cardinal Bernardin’s consistent ethic of life could be helpful as the church grapples with issues like migration, health care and even taxes, some bishops say.