Catholic Social Teaching

Christopher Jolly Hale October 19, 2018
For decades, the U.S. church has gifted its public servants with the social teachings and magisterium of the church.
The Editors October 05, 2018
Two trends converged in Arkansas: reinforcing a stigma about receiving public assistance and using inefficient bureaucratic procedures to drive recipients off these assistance programs.
Brianne Jacobs October 01, 2018
Democratic socialism, this year’s political buzz phrase, follows the Catholic social teaching principle of people over profit. Its penchant for big solutions at the national level may not fit C.S.T. as neatly.
Robert George, a professor of jurisprudence at Princeton University, suggested in a Sept. 20 talk that although the Universal Declaration of Human Rights doesn't mention this, its demand for respect for human dignity should even extend to the unborn.
Drew Christiansen, S.J. August 24, 2018
A. Alexander Stummvoll's new book is crucially important because until now, religion has been “the missing dimension in statecraft.”
Mary M. McConnaha August 14, 2018
The Gospel calls on all of us to get past “analysis paralysis,” where direct action is always put off in favor of more research and discernment.