Pope Francis has said that women should have the same rights as men in the workforce. Soccer player Megan Rapinoe, right, has testified in front of Congress for equal pay for women (photo: CNS/AP/America).
Politics & SocietyThe Moral Economy
John W. Miller
For modern interpreters of Catholic social teaching, there is little question that women deserve equal pay. It has not always been so.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
The consolidated financial statement of the Roman Curia for 2020 revealed better-than-expected results even though the overall situation is still quite difficult.
Politics & SocietyNews Analysis
Colleen Dulle
The pope said business leaders should shift their focus to production, creating jobs and “investing in the common good, not hiding money in tax havens.”
Anti-government protesters hide behind makeshift shields during clashes with the police in Bogota, Colombia, Wednesday, June 9, 2021. The protests have been triggered by proposed tax increases on public services, fuel, wages and pensions. (AP Photo/Ivan Valencia)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Filipe Domingues
What began on April 28 as a public reaction to a tax reform proposal from President Iván Duque has expanded into a massive mobilization of broad discontent.
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Politics & SocietyShort Take
Patrick Neve
Credit cards make it easy to ignore the reality of how much things cost and how little money most people actually have. This is no accident.
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Politics & SocietyThe Moral Economy
John W. Miller
In the United States, there is almost nowhere that is not simultaneously very rich and very poor.