Politics & Society News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceJuly 06, 2020
Bishops from around the world are demanding that governments pay attention to the plight of workers in the international supply chain, stating that "acts of violence and suffering" are the result of behaviors of irresponsible companies.
U.S. Attorney General William Barr is seen at the 2019 Prison Reform Summit in the East Room of the White House in Washington April 1. Barr ordered the reinstatement of the federal death penalty July 25 for the first time in 16 years. (CNS photo/Yuri Gripas, Reuters)
Politics & Society News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceJune 16, 2020
Attorney General William Barr has set execution dates for four federal prisoners on death row.
Politics & Society News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceJune 16, 2020
If police officers commit crimes while on duty, "the court has put up a number of hurdles to make it difficult to bring injunctive relief against an entire police department."
Politics & Society News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceJune 16, 2020
John Murray, a Catholic, said: "The Irish civil rights movement (that served as a precursor to the Troubles) was directly influenced by the African American civil rights movement of the late 1960s."
A protestor in Minneapolis gestures near National Guard members on May 29, 2020, arriving in the aftermath of a protest over the death of George Floyd, an African American, while in the custody of a white police officer. (CNS photo/Carlos Barria, Reuters) 
Politics & Society News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceMay 29, 2020
"Until we take the human dignity of each and every person—regardless of the circumstances of their lives—serious(ly), there will continue to be a loss of life due to racism," Bishop Shelton T. Fabre said.
Politics & Society News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceMay 29, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has greatly affected the nation's economic health, leading some to wonder how it can be dealt with.
Faith News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceMay 06, 2020
"It's an act of offering, knowing that God is there, taking charge of all of us. Our faith is not an idea. It's not just an ideology. There is nothing magical. It's a relationship with a person," he said.
Politics & Society News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceMay 01, 2020
At an April 29 forum at Santa Clara University, business leaders urged prudence with the desire to resume business activity while the pandemic is ongoing.
Politics & Society News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceApril 30, 2020
On the fiftieth anniversary of the enactment of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, a livestreamed Mass sponsored by the Catholic Labor Network was offered in memory of all workers who died doing their jobs.
Politics & Society News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceApril 29, 2020
The documentation being prepared for the canonization cause of Dorothy Day could be completed by sometime next year and then subsequently forwarded to the Vatican Congregation for Saints' Causes.