Faith and Justice: The draft of the Democratic Party Platform was released just before the Fourth of July weekend. Here's a summary and how it compares to Catholic social teaching.
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Faith and Justice: What Pope Francis and his Council of Cardinals are trying to do to the Roman Curia is a reorganization plan to gently downsize the Vatican.
Church officials who covered up sex abuse should be punished. But before we unequivocally support extending the statute of limitations, other factors need to be considered.
Faith and Justice: A carbon tax would discourage carbon emissions without enriching oil producers, but no politician would support it in an election year.
Faith and Justice: I have not written anything about the primary elections this year, partly because I found them so depressing.
Faith and Justice: Catholic organizations claimed victory when the Supreme Court sent their contraceptive mandate case back to the lower courts. What's the next step?
Faith and Justice: Around the world, matters of religious freedom have been getting worse, not better.
Faith and Justice: Pope Francis' commission to study the possibility of women deacons shows how he wants discernment to be the process by which the church makes decisions.
Faith and Justice: Despite the U.S. Supreme Court's proposed solution to the contraceptive mandate case, opposing parties remain far from agreement.
Faith and Justice: If the Vatican with a clear conscience can invite speakers holding views contrary to church teaching, why can't Catholic colleges?