I regret that this is my last column, but during this particular season I am also thankful.
Catholic social teaching is central to life, vitality of our church
Laity has role in making our church whole again
Pray that our clergy and bishops make wise decisions is good, but we also must work to bring about what we pray for.
Priest showed how to live a holy, balanced life in service to others
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 offer important witness on gun issue
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.
Olympic message of hope, peace should guide international relations
The Olympic message stands in sharp contrast to another one playing out on the international stage, the mounting call for more nuclear weapons.
Respect for human dignity starts in our homes, workplaces
Sexual harassment violates every principle of Catholic social teaching — especially that of respecting the sacred dignity of every other person.
The farm economy: Doing well by doing what’s right
With health conscious consumers are demanding high-protein foods, especially in snacks, responding to these market expectations is a smart move by farmers.
Universal health care? It may be time
Catholic social teaching offers several points to guide us in crafting a just health care system.