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  • Unions at Catholic workplaces called ‘magisterium in word and deed’

    Aug 22, 2016 0:01

    Unions at Catholic workplaces called ‘magisterium in word and deed’

    (CNS) According to a new report by the Catholic Labor Network, about 500 Catholic workplaces in the country are unionized. That number represents a relatively low share of the total number of Catholic institutions in America, since there are some […]

     
  • A drop-off in faith participation reported for younger Catholics

    Aug 19, 2016 2:25

    A drop-off in faith participation reported for younger Catholics

    (America Magazine) A new survey confirms what many have suspected: Catholics born in the 1980s and ’90s are less likely to be active in parish life and are more doubtful about God’s existence than their older peers. That’s according to […]

     
  • Dallas bishop vows to focus on laity in new Vatican post

    Aug 19, 2016 2:12

    Dallas bishop vows to focus on laity in new Vatican post

    (AP) Dallas Bishop Kevin Farrell said after being named by Pope Francis to head a new Vatican office for families and laity that, above all, he’ll promote the pope’s desire to ensure that ordinary Catholics are an integral part of […]

     
  • Violence in Milwaukee unrest ‘a self-inflicted wound,’ says archbishop

    Aug 17, 2016 4:32

    Violence in Milwaukee unrest ‘a self-inflicted wound,’ says archbishop

    (CNS) Archbishop Jerome Listecki of Milwaukee called the violence that broke out in the city as part of protests over the fatal police shooting of an African-American man “a self-inflicted wound.” “Violence is never tolerated. Protests are certainly the right […]

     
  • A survey of conflicts Francis sees covered in ‘shameful silence’

    Aug 17, 2016 4:20

    A survey of conflicts Francis sees covered in ‘shameful silence’

    (Crux) As the Catholic Church marked the feast of the Assumption of Mary on Monday, Pope Francis remembered women who suffer “in body and spirit” because of the greed of men, while at the same time decrying the world’s “shameful […]

     
  • Philly prelate says both Clinton and Trump have ‘astonishing flaws’

    Aug 15, 2016 5:04

    Philly prelate says both Clinton and Trump have ‘astonishing flaws’

    (Crux) Ahead of the 2016 presidential elections, a leading American Catholic prelate is saying that neither candidate is clearly better than the other, because both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have “astonishing flaws.” “This is depressing and liberating at the […]