What can the church do for worker justice in America?

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U.S. employers routinely violate the seventh commandment when they refuse to pay their workers their legally mandated wages.

Growing up in what she describes as a “pretty conservative church background” in Ohio, Kim Bobo excelled at memorizing her Bible verses. “I won all the contests,” she remembers. “It has served me well in my life. You can’t really know the scriptures and not realize their core commitment to caring for our neighbor. My life has been about trying to figure out how I play a role in helping people and how I can do that in the most effective way possible.” 


Advising Pope Francis on the challenges ahead

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A world of difference: An interview with the president of CRS

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Catholic Relief Services circles the globe to provide life-changing aid, but it doesn’t have to look far for inspiration—there is plenty in the gospel.

A world of difference: An interview with the president of CRS

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Catholic Relief Services circles the globe to provide life-changing aid, but it doesn’t have to look far for inspiration—there is plenty in the gospel.

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

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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.


Unite our diverse church

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With the church at a crossroads, Catholics look to Pope Francis for guidance. Former Vatican ambassador Miguel Díaz says the new pope must embrace the church’s diversity.

Seek out the weak and the excluded

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With the church at a crossroads, Catholics look to Pope Francis for guidance. Jean Vanier gives the new pope advice on reaching out to the least among us.

How can the church help to reduce violence in our culture?

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Americans have a high tolerance for violence. Many concur with the death penalty for heinous crimes.  Many support military intervention in foreign lands for economic, political, or national security reasons.  Many accept abortion for any reason. Many support euthanasia. Many support using drones to kill terrorist suspects, even when unintended victims include innocent children. Many embrace violent films and video games as entertainment.


How can the church help to reduce violence in our culture?

By John Litwinovich | Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Social Justice

Americans have a high tolerance for violence. Many concur with the death penalty for heinous crimes.  Many support military intervention in foreign lands for economic, political, or national security reasons.  Many accept abortion for any reason. Many support euthanasia. Many support using drones to kill terrorist suspects, even when unintended victims include innocent children. Many embrace violent films and video games as entertainment.


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