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Why social justice? ‘Because we’re Catholic’

By Kristen Hannum| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Ethic of Life Politics Social Justice

Cardinal Joseph Bernardin’s “seamless garment of life” analogy is well known—and often criticized—for arguing that Catholic social teachings should be applied not only to abortion but also to capital punishment, economic and environmental injustice, war, and euthanasia.


In God we trust: Faithful money management

By Tim Carnahan| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Social Justice Spirituality
There is a wealth of opportunity for Catholics looking to put their money where their faith is. 

Ray Boshara fondly remembers his grandmother washing and re-using plastic sandwich baggies. Her frugality has inspired him to champion a new era of thrift and stewardship for America.


Headed home: The path from homelessness to a place of one's own

By Elizabeth Lefebvre| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Social Justice
After life on the street, there’s nothing like sitting down again at your own kitchen table.

Headed home: The path from homelessness to a place of one's own

By Elizabeth Lefebvre| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Social Justice
After life on the street, there’s nothing like sitting down again at your own kitchen table.

A taxing problem: How can the nation help the poor?

By A U.S. Catholic interview| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Politics Social Justice
In a system that increasingly favors the wealthy, Catholic teaching calls upon the government to step in and level the playing field.

[Read more from Stephen Schneck on the difficulties of politcal party affiliation as a Catholic.]


A taxing problem: How can the nation help the poor?

By A U.S. Catholic interview| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Politics Social Justice
In a system that increasingly favors the wealthy, Catholic teaching calls upon the government to step in and level the playing field.

[Read more from Stephen Schneck on the difficulties of politcal party affiliation as a Catholic.]


Social justice: What's tarnishing its good name?

By Kristen Hannum| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Politics Social Justice
Why are some faithful tarnishing the good name of this essential Catholic value?

The do-gooders at Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish in Brodheadsville, Pennsylvania didn’t alarm anyone initially. They formed a social justice committee in 2009, figuring they would help the poor, mostly those in their own rural parish community, south of Scranton in the rolling hills of the Poconos.


Social justice: What's tarnishing its good name?

By Kristen Hannum| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Politics Social Justice
Why are some faithful tarnishing the good name of this essential Catholic value?

The do-gooders at Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish in Brodheadsville, Pennsylvania didn’t alarm anyone initially. They formed a social justice committee in 2009, figuring they would help the poor, mostly those in their own rural parish community, south of Scranton in the rolling hills of the Poconos.


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