Bernie Evans holds the Virgil Michel Ecumenical Chair in Rural Social Ministries at St. John’s University School of Theology/Seminary in Collegeville.
I regret that this is my last column, but during this particular season I am also thankful.
Pray that our clergy and bishops make wise decisions is good, but we also must work to bring about what we pray for.
Father Ken, a tireless advocate for social justice, reflected Catholic social teaching and the call to work for needed changes in our society.
High school students marching for changes, calling for tighter gun laws in the United States. High school students working for changes that their elders have been unable or unwilling to bring about.
The Olympic message stands in sharp contrast to another one playing out on the international stage, the mounting call for more nuclear weapons.
Sexual harassment violates every principle of Catholic social teaching — especially that of respecting the sacred dignity of every other person.
With health conscious consumers are demanding high-protein foods, especially in snacks, responding to these market expectations is a smart move by farmers.
Catholic social teaching offers several points to guide us in crafting a just health care system.