Social Justice

The stresses of the job hit rural priests particularly hard.
J.D. Long-García December 27, 2017
Puerto Rico was home to widespread poverty and on the verge of bankruptcy. And that was before Hurricane Maria.
A farm worker trims grape vines in a vineyard in Clarksburg, Calif. In a unanimous ruling Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, the high court in California upheld a law that aims to get labor contracts for farmworkers whose unions and employers do not agree on wages and other working conditions. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
The Editors December 27, 2017
U.S. agriculture is facing a silent crisis.
Jim McDermott December 18, 2017
As Pope Francis writes in “Laudato Si’,” we face “one complex crisis which is both social and environmental.”
Homeless people are seen in Washington June 22. Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Fla., chair of the U.S. bishops' domestic policy committee, released a statement Nov. 17 proclaiming that the House of Representatives "ignored impacts to the poor and families" in passing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act the previous day. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Kevin Clarke December 16, 2017
The United States is thwarting the advancement of millions of its citizens, a UN rapporteur says.
Kevin Clarke November 22, 2017
The change was in “no way” a response to the C.C.H.D.’s persistent online critics, an archdiocesan official says.