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Does Catholic Social Teaching suggest that Government has a role to play in taking care of the poor? Yes!

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Paul Ryan’s economic policies have become a hotly contested moral debate with Catholics who are wondering if these policies ought to concern the Catholic voting community with regards to paying attention to our moral obligation to serve the poor. On … Continue reading

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“The Moral Measure of this Budget Debate” Part 1. The Catholic Concern

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Early in May the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops wrote a letter to Congress expressing their concern with regards to the budget debate. In this letter they offered a creative and moral challenge to congress to design “a budget … Continue reading

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Engaging Economic Subsidiarity: embracing the struggle between Freedom and Equality

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(I edited this article which was originally written by Fr. Sebastian MacDonald, CP) One’s perspective on issues determines what one sees.  Broader perspectives engulf more than narrower ones.  Retrieving the most fundamental perspective, at least for believers in God, entails … Continue reading

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Rerum Novarum and the Catholic legacy of Economic Justice

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The current budget battle between the two dominant American political parties involves two familiar, age-old, disagreements on how to provide prosperity for as many people as possible. From the political forces on the right we have a firm belief that … Continue reading

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Micah 6: 9-16. Economic Justice and the Global Balance of Power

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The 112th  Congress has begun to govern and the results of our November election have begun to take the reins of government. The economy is the issue that concerns many Americans and this congress will have to consider domestic and … Continue reading

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