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Jeffrey A. Mirus
What are the limits of a bishop’s teaching authority? Nowadays, the U.S. bishops’ conference seems to have something to say about almost every...
Fr. Frank Pavone
Laws are necessary for a just society. But when the government passes laws that are contrary to justice itself, are we still required to obey...
Christopher Kaczor
In Evangelium Vitae John Paul II declared the need for capital punishment to be "rare, if not practically nonexistent." His statement created...
Leon J. Suprenant
Ever heard someone called a “a social-justice Catholic”? Misnomer or not, the term implies an adherence to political ideology over Christian...
Thomas E. Woods Jr.
The early Christians established the first institutionalized system for the care of widows, orphans, the sick, and the poor. The Church has...
Christopher Kaczor
As Christians we are called upon to care for our less fortunate brothers and sisters and to work for a more just society. Catholics often...
Fr. Brian Harrison O.S.
In the wake of 9/11, the nasty subject of torture has become a topic of heated public debate. What should Catholics think about the intentional...
Donna Doornik
It’s a bumper sticker you’ve probably seen a jundred times: “If you want peace, work for justice.” Is social injustice the reason for the...
Jay Dunlap
A social justice advocate explores the reasons why many of his ilk are angry at the Church and offers a solution on how to fuse piety and...