What the earth needs now is an ethic of life

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Article Environment Ethic of Life

Care for all human life begins with protecting our planet.


The secret death of bees: Lessons about respecting creation

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Article Environment Ethic of Life Spirituality
Unlike today’s humans, bees rock at living in harmony with creation.

The secret death of bees: Lessons about respecting creation

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Article Environment Ethic of Life Spirituality
Unlike today’s humans, bees rock at living in harmony with creation.

Advising Pope Francis on the challenges ahead

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Article Ecumenical & Interfaith Dialogue Environment Ethic of Life Faith and Science Immigration Marriage and Family Parish Life Prayer and Sacraments Social Justice Spirituality Vatican War and Peace Women

Direct deposit: Putting money in the hands of those in need

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Article Ethic of Life Social Justice

Cutting out the middleman may increase the value of our charitable donations.


Direct deposit: Putting money in the hands of those in need

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Article Ethic of Life Social Justice

Cutting out the middleman may increase the value of our charitable donations.


From death into life

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Article Ethic of Life

Interesting things happen when the bread of life comes to death row.


From death into life

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Article Ethic of Life

Interesting things happen when the bread of life comes to death row.


Stand alone moms: Catholic single parents tell their stories

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Article Marriage and Family Women

For Rosa Manriquez, it was the Catholic school’s father-daughter dance.

For Wendy Diez, it was the e-mail from the preschool teacher addressed to “Mr. and Mrs. Diez.”


Shame, shame: When Catholic institutions fire single moms

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Article Ethic of Life Marriage and Family Women

While not all single mothers are financially strapped, the poverty rate for families headed by single mothers, at 42 percent, is almost three times the rate for the population as a whole and almost four times that of families headed by married couples, according to a 2010 report from the Women’s Legal Defense and Education Fund.

So a job, especially a good job, is crucial for a single mom.

But in some cases single mothers can be fired just for being single moms—when they work for Catholic parishes, schools, or other religious organizations.


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