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Politics & SocietyDispatches
Michael O'Brien
Where’s the modern-day Catholic labor priest?
Politics & SocietyNews
OSV News
The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ domestic policy committee said the nation has “urgent work” to do to really show a “radical solidarity with working families.”
FaithFaith and Reason
Leo Guardado
Gustavo Gutiérrez’s 'A Theology of Liberation' was first published in English 50 years ago. That first edition served as a primary introduction to a new way of doing theology and becoming church with the poor and insignificant.
Meredith Stiehm, president of Writers Guild of America West, and Fran Drescher, president of SAG-AFTRA, take part in a rally by striking writers outside Paramount Pictures studio in Los Angeles on May 8, 2023. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Alex Hogan
Catholic social teaching is clear on the best tool to promote a just wage: organized labor.
A woman walks past a man sleeping on a sidewalk in Baltimore on June 6, 2023. (OSV News photo/Bob Roller)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Richard A. Levins
Whether we think “they should get jobs” or “the government should take care of them,” too often we regard the poor dispassionately. The story of the good Samaritan is a better place to start.
Dorothy Day in her bedroom at the Catholic Worker in New York City
Stephen G. Adubato
Dorothy Day synthesized seemingly contradictory values with insight and nuance. Perhaps the most perplexing of her beliefs were those on sexuality and romantic love.