Chicago - In these "challenging times," it is not enough to fight against injustice, said Social Service Sr. Simone Campbell, executive director of Network, a Catholic social justice lobby, and organizer of the Nuns on the Bus campaign.
Distinctly Catholic: Earlier this week, I was privileged to attend a three-day conference on how Catholic social teaching could help in overcoming polarization in the Catholic Church. But anti-polarization is not an absolute value.
What are the roots of our current state of cultural discontent and division? What role can Catholic social teaching play in bringing together a divided nation? A panel discussion about these things was June 3, part of an ongoing series of dialogues on religion and society sponsored by Georgetown University.