Economics

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., points to boxes of petitions supporting the Republican tax reform bill that is set for a vote later this week as he arrives for a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Faith Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinNovember 15, 2017
“No tax reform proposal is acceptable that increases taxes for those living in poverty to help pay for benefits for wealthy citizens.”
A scene from “Junk” (photo: Lincoln Center Theater)
Arts & Culture Theater
Rob Weinert-KendtNovember 13, 2017
Three plays invite us to look back on the decade that launched Trump as a time of churning ambivalence and upheaval.
"Last Supper of Christ" by Jacopo Tintoretto
Faith Ideas
Pascal-Emmanuel GobryNovember 06, 2017
Hart argues that the New Testament condemns not only wealth but virtually all private possession.
Politics & Society Features
Paul D. McNelis, S.J.October 31, 2017
A cyber-destruction of Bitcoin deposits would trigger far-reaching consequences, beyond the realm of the Bitcoin world.
Politics & Society News
Catholic News ServiceOctober 26, 2017
"The tax system should be continually evaluated in terms of its impact on the poor."
President Donald Trump speaks in Indianapolis on Sept. 27. Trump called the current tax system a "relic" and a "colossal barrier" that's standing in the way of the nation's economic comeback. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeOctober 05, 2017
According to Catholic social tradition, paying taxes is part of the way Catholic citizens contribute to the common good.