Our society is failing to get to the bottom of the issues and unless we address these problems with an eye to the whole of the human person — a union of body and soul made for relationship with God and others — change will not come.
Combating racial disparities will require overcoming policies championed by both the political right and left that entrench established ideological and economic power structures. In other words, it requires the wisdom of Catholic social teaching.
The education of children is the prerogative of the family, not the state. Parents are the first educators of their children
Like with the Good Samaritan, love is a risk. Hypothetical outcomes don’t absolve us from our responsibility to do the right thing when the situation is presented
With the water crises in many states, we must affirm through public policy measures currently being considered at the Capitol that we our committed to providing clean, drinkable water is a concern to all Minnesotans.
Catholics must play an important part in the renewal of public life. And they should do so as Catholics, not just as citizens who happen to be Catholic.
Minnesota Catholic Conference has lent its support to HF 608/SF 1414, a bill that would make it easier for the beginning farmer or rancher to enter into this important work. This legislation would create tax incentives for the older, established farmer to rent or sell their land to the new or beginning farmer.
Several states have passed resolutions declaring pornography a public health crisis, and Minnesota could be next.
When the bishops of Minnesota host Catholics at the Capitol on March 9, an important component of the day will be the praying of rosaries in the Capitol rotunda.
This year, the bishops of Minnesota are hosting an exciting event in St. Paul on March 9 called Catholics at the Capitol.
What are the primary responsibilities of lawmakers? And what guiding lights can politicians look toward to know with confidence that they are following a prudent course?