Distinctly Catholic: There are three things that must be done: Tell the truth. Resist the deportation police. And, fight the fear.
Special feature: The Chicago archbishop has "got a lot of work to do" to revitalize this sprawling bastion of U.S. Catholicism.
"The efforts to stand together on behalf of all human development ... are the new picket lines of today," the cardinal said at a conference at AFL-CIO headquarters.
It's easy to make AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka go almost schoolkid giddy. Just say, "Pope Francis."
Advocates for women's rights weren't the only ones dealt a blow Monday; so, too, was an Illinois health care union seeking dues from the nonmembers they represent.
Pope Francis' exhortation for priests to smell like the sheep have made these priests more confident in engaging issues of labor and work.