Catholic social teaching


Politicians, abortion, religion and rhetoric

Sheila Liaugminas | 03 August 2016 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion views, Catholic social teaching, Roe v. Wade debate, Sen. Tim Kaine, Stephen Douglas


House of Hospitality

Francis Phillips | 22 July 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Catholic social teaching, Catholic Worker, Dorothy Day
One of the most courageous, unconventional and holy women of the 20th Century.


Elections coming, campaign season here

Sheila Liaugminas | 02 October 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Catholic social teaching, human dignity, mid-term elections, pro-life voting


Will the barricades be rising again?

Michael Kirke | 09 January 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Catholic social teaching, Francois Hollande, French Revolution


No faith in the language

Sheila Liaugminas | 26 July 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion language, Catholic social teaching, Obamacare
This could be a many-part series under that heading….


‘Ardently anti-abortion’ vs. ‘pro-social justice’

Sheila Liaugminas | 20 March 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Catholic social teaching, Congress, health care reform, U.S. bishops
The Catholic divide over congressional health care  legislation has widened. A few days ago as the decisive week began, the U.S. bishops took another stand against the proposed wording. And a large group of Catholic nuns took a stand against the Catholic bishops’. Confusion abounds. Because what people learn about their positions depends largely on what they’re hearing in the media. And that’s getting pretty distorted.


Social justice under fire

Sheila Liaugminas | 18 March 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Catholic social teaching, Christian Gospel values, Church, common good, Glenn Beck, media, Social justice, subsidiarity
Somewhere along the way, we fell into a false dichotomy between ”the peace and social justice crowd” and “the pro-life crowd” in the Catholic Church and among other Christians (as if the Gospel informing Christianity is not both/and instead of either/or) . That divide has only intensified since at least the years when many Catholics took up with fervor the preaching of then-Chicago Archbishop Cardinal Joseph Bernardin in what was best known as ‘the seamless garment’ approach to social justice.


What’s love got to do with it?

Alejo Jose G. Sison | 13 August 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Benedict XVI, Catholic social teaching, Christianity, economics
A business ethicist offers a professional view of Pope Benedict XVI's latest encyclical on ethics in business, 'Caritas in veritate'.


Freedom, solidarity, subsidiarity

Martin Fitzgerald | 03 August 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Benedict XVI, Catholic social teaching
Pope Benedict XVI's new encyclical continues 120 years of Catholic social doctrine based on the dignity of the human person and his participation in society.


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