Directive 7 “addresses how you treat your workers as a Catholic institution.”
“In-the-pew Catholics and other people of goodwill will find it affirming of the positive role that religion can play in the public square.”
“A major theme of Catholic social teaching is ‘care for God’s creation,’ and the moral responsibility for caring for our common home falls to each of us.”
Caring for both the land and the people in it are qualities Liz Fiedler shared with her husband, Josh, who died from a heart attack last December.
“Catholic social teaching gives us a framework within which to address and respond to some of the most serious issues we face today as a society.”
Solidarity is one of the themes of Catholic social teaching focusing on being responsible for helping everyone — a rejection of selfish individualism.
“‘In the eyes of the world,’ Father Steve told us, ‘This child means nothing. But in the eyes of God and of our Church, this child is precious and valued.'”
“The Gospel tells us to care for the least among us. In our society one way to do this that makes a real difference is to look at how people are treated in the workplace,” says Bailey Ziegler, human resources director for the diocese.