FaithFaith and Reason
Kenneth R. Himes
An an important anniversary of Pope Leo XIII's famous encyclical on workers' rights, a look at how 'Rerum Novarum' applies to the vagaries of our new economy.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Serena Sigillito
A more welcoming society for babies, children and families must work on many levels. Catholics should be leading that charge.
Politics & SocietyNews Analysis
Robert David Sullivan
While the overall child poverty rate may be historically low after a recovery from the pandemic, there are more specific measures of economic vulnerability for children that are still alarming.
Rosalind Russell as Hildy Johnson in ‘His Girl Friday’; Marty Baron, formerly of the Washington Post; and Steve Novotney, a newspaper entrepreuner in West Virginia (photos: Alamy, AP, and John W. Miller) 
Politics & SocietyThe Moral Economy
John W. Miller
Journalism gets attention when it breaks big stories about institutions like Enron and the Catholic Church. But they can only do that work if they are consistently read — and broadly trusted.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
After adjusting for rising costs of living, a full-time federal minimum wage worker today earns 18 percent less than what her counterpart earned 11 years ago—$15,080 annually in 2021, compared with $18,458 in 2009.
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FaithFaith and Reason
Prince Albert II
The evidence of severe climate change is everywhere; but we still have the opportunity to reinvent ourselves, to stimulate the creation of new activities, thanks to innovative and sustainable solutions, both for nature and for humankind.