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Politics & SocietyShort Take
John W. Miller
Investing for profit can be a Catholic virtue if the common good is kept in mind. So look for companies that provide the things essential for everyday life, like food and housing.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Robert David Sullivan
Here in deep-blue Manhattan, I know a lot of people who would indeed see “religion” as a slur.
Arts & CultureVantage Point
Jerry Ruff Jr.
Five months after the "Plowshares Eight" performed a peace witness at the G.E. plant in King of Prussia, Pa., its members—including the Rev. Carl Kabat—were found guilty of burglary, criminal mischief and criminal conspiracy. Father Kabat is profiled here.
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Politics & SocietyNews Analysis
Kevin Clarke
The Senate cafeteria workers are not asking for much—just an improved hourly rate that has a chance of catching up to inflation and something close to the health insurance abundance enjoyed by the senators they serve each day.
FaithLast Take
Robert Ellsberg
Tom Cornell, who died on Aug. 1 at the age of 88, was truly one of the architects of the American Catholic peace movement.
FaithShort Take
Patrick Cullinan
It is my hope that the bishops’ campaign inspires not just an intellectual conversion but a religious conversion, propelling American Catholics to fight for a more just economy and a more Christian society.