Faith and Justice: The Republican Party platform emphasizes less government programs, less regulations and less taxes.
Catholic social teaching
Making a Difference: Neither of America's two major political parties reflect a genuine, total commitment to God. We need a people's platform.
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.
NCR Today: Thanks to our explosive politics, practically everyone thinks the country is headed for disaster, or is already there.
NCR Today: I dispute the claim that Donald Trump's "statements line up more closely with Catholic teaching than one might immediately assume."
Viewpoint: Rerum Novarum is the starting point of an important tradition of Catholic social teaching that has served as alternative to secular politics.
Distinctly Catholic: Our economic and social life must be predicated on the significance of workers, not consumers.
Updated: The presidential candidate is set to speak Friday afternoon in a presentation titled "The Urgency of a Moral Economy: Reflections on the 25th Anniversary of Centesimus Annus."
The Scandinavian country's social support system among factors for its high ranking in 2016 World Happiness Report.
NCR Today: In anticipation of Pope Francis meeting with world leaders in Washington, D.C., today he received an invitation to dialogue from the working class folks who serve them.