Profit over safety, especially in pandemic, 'unjust,' says Labor Day statement

Given the "somber" realities imposed by the coronavirus pandemic, for companies to put profits over safety is "unjust," said Archbishop Paul Coakley in the U.S. bishops' annual Labor Day statement.

Report shows more unionized employees at Catholic workplaces

The 2020 edition of the annual "Gaudium et Spes Labor Report" issued by the Catholic Labor Network has found more than 600 Catholic institutions with unionized workforces.

Church reform meets resistance in some circles, Georgetown forum told

Pope Francis' efforts to bring reform in the Catholic Church are meeting resistance in some church circles, according to one panelist at an Aug. 31 online forum sponsored by Georgetown University's Office of the Vice President for Global Engagement.

Famed Georgetown basketball coach John Thompson dies at 78

John Thompson, the Hall of Fame college basketball coach who guided Georgetown University in Washington to a national championship in 1984, died Aug. 31 at age 78. No cause of death was given.

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