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Jesuit priest Father Fred Kammer will continue seeking Gospel-based justice

CLEVELAND — Although Jesuit Father Fred Kammer is stepping down as executive director of the Jesuit Social Research Institute in his native New Orleans...

Pope Francis meets with delegation from NBA players’ union to discuss...

VATICAN CITY -- A delegation representing the National Basketball Players Association, a union representing professional athletes from the NBA, met with Pope Francis and...

Cardinal Timothy Dolan: Broad criticism of NYPD unfairly tarnishes police officers

NEW YORK — Utilizing personal stories from his interactions with the New York Police Department, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said in a newspaper column...

Sister Prejean tells how she ‘woke up’ to injustices nearly 40...

WASHINGTON — Sister Helen Prejean, the well-known advocate for the abolition of the death penalty, was not always doing this work. It came out...

Not all Catholics ‘get’ social justice, experts say

PHILADELPHIA — The term “social justice” is on the lips of many pastoral leaders these days. Dioceses, parishes and religious congregations usually have some sort...

European Catholic justice and peace groups urge action to protect rights

OXFORD, England — Catholic justice and peace commissions have called for greater attention to social justice across the European Union, urging political leaders to...

Work together to change the root cause of poverty: Andrew Zampini

By ANDREW ZAMPINI January in our Church is known as Poverty Awareness Month. So, how do we become more informed (aware) about poverty and what do...

Social justice Catholic group’s letter objects to Kavanaugh nomination

WASHINGTON — A Sept. 4 letter signed by more than 1,500 Catholic nuns, priests and other church leaders from around the country addressed to...

Church’s social teaching always a ‘work in progress,’ archbishop says

VATICAN CITY -- While some fundamental principles of the Catholic Church's social teaching are permanent, there are ever-changing social and political conditions that can...

Pope Francis arrives in South Korea, calls for peace, democracy and...

Catholic News Service SEOUL, South Korea — Starting his first visit to Asia, Pope Francis urged South Korean political and civic leaders to seek peace...

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