Catholic social teaching
The 2020 candidate, a Catholic, said the Republican Party's policies don't line up with the Gospel's commands to serve the poor and the sick.
On September 24, the world became a little poorer. Barbara Blaine, who to me embodied the Catholic social justice gospel
The sisters say they are "united in opposition to the current Republican health care proposals.”
What Pope Francis' teaches about capitalism, "the free market" and "market ideology" in his en-cyclical "Laudato Si'" is grounded in fundamental biblical insights, consistent with basic ethical principles and in harmony with long-standing and core elements of Catholic Social Teaching
This is not an either/or proposition according to the Holy Father; this is not a question of uprooting the system and starting over. It is about creativity and innovation and opportunity.
At Catholic Relief Services, we are very aware of the impact of climate change on the poor around the world; that those who have contributed the least to this problem are suffering -- and will suffer -- the most from it.
According to Sr. Jean Hughes, it was her experience in the Dominican Republic that allowed her to hear "the political cries
An increased congruence between the moral, ethical and legal foundations of corporations, especially in the financial services sector, is essential If they are to be refunded to serve the social purposes and human needs for which they were chartered.
Some things are so important they shouldn't be complicated. An old Italian woman once told me the only sin is not to be kind. It's a wise summary of the greatest commandment: to love the Lord with all your heart and to love your neighbor as yourself. Catholicism can be as easy as that.
Eccentric extremes, I suppose, can be controversial, even if sometimes understandable. What is less understandable is the arbitrary changing of ceremonial rubrics. If I were to place any bets, I'd say Pope Francis will make other ceremonial changes that will shock traditional Catholics.
A top Salvadoran church official says the elevation of Cardinal José Maria Bergoglio to Pope Francis could advance the plodding campaign for sainthood for Msgr. Oscar Arnulfo Romero, an outspoken peace advocate and possibly the country's most revered figure, assassinated for his views on March 24, 1980.