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

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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
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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.


From Isaiah to Economic Justice for All: A brief history of social justice

By Kristen Hannum| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Politics Social Justice
From the saints to popes and bishops to theologians, Catholic thinkers have long made the case for social justice, tracing its origins to scriptural accounts from the Old Testament exhortations on justice to Christ’s example of love and outreach to the marginalized.

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.


Poor spending choices: Catholic values and the U.S. budget

By Kevin Clarke| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Politics Social Justice
Getting our nation’s budget priorities in order will require a show of solidarity.

Poor spending choices: Catholic values and the U.S. budget

By Kevin Clarke| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Politics Social Justice
Getting our nation’s budget priorities in order will require a show of solidarity.

Cuban comeback: Change is on the horizon in Cuba

By Araceli M. Cantero| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Hispanic Catholics Politics War and Peace
Overcoming great obstacles, many Cubans are returning to the Catholic faith and helping renew the island’s church.

To this day Aldo Santos remembers with gratitude the frequent blackouts he experienced as a child in his native town of Holguín in northeast Cuba. Everyone in the neighborhood would come out of their house to gaze at the stars.

He would look up and ask his father about the moon and the planets and about a future full of dreams. He learned that even galaxies die, and it was then that he began to understand something about the end of things.


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