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WORKERS/ Catholic Social Teaching and public-employee unions

According to RICHARD GARNETT the political community, as an employer, has obligations to citizens and future generations that can affect the "right to unionize" of public employees
8/19/2014
Richard Garnett

THE SHARING ECONOMY/ Using Technology to Change the World

Since we live on a planet of finite resources, we need to realise that the future will be based on sharing. The role of technology in this new sharing economy. By BENITA MATOFSKA
8/16/2014
Benita Matofska

STRASBOURG/ No human right to same-sex marriage

Strasbourg has rightly read its human rights charter stating that, while a state has the power to redefine marriage, it cannot create a human right but only recognize it. By AUSTEN IVEREIGH
7/29/2014
Austen Ivereigh

PRISONS/ Football has its rules, world has its rights. Human rights in Brazil

Faced with the overcrowding of its traditional prisons, Brazil has developed an alternative prison system, where detainees are regarded more as people undergoing rehabilitation. By AVSI
7/26/2014
Editors

EGG FREEZING/ Beating Biology and Buying Time, But at What Cost?

Egg freezing does not really beat biology. It buys a small chance at giving birth, but at a very high price indeed, including short- and long-term health risks. By JENNIFER LAHL
6/30/2014
Jennifer Lahl

MEN AND WOMEN/ Resisting the Mentality of "Total Work"

All people —male or female, married or single— must draw boundaries between their work and their personal life, for their own good and the good of society. By MARGARITA MOONEY
6/8/2014
Margarita Mooney

ABUSE/ Check Ups for Protecting Children: The Diocesan Audit Results

The results of the Catholic Church’s efforts to protect children are evident in the annual diocesan audits. There is a Zero Tolerance policy on abusers since 2002. By FRANCESCO CESAREO
6/3/2014
Francesco Cesareo

PARENTS/ 2. How Do I Speak with My Child About Sexual Abuse?

As parents sometimes, we find talking to our children about sexual topics to be difficult. But children need to be protected from becoming victims of sexual abuse. By FRANCESCO CESARE
5/20/2014
Francesco Cesareo

PARENTS/ Some Facts About Child Sexual Abuse

All too often, parents believe that where they live is the most important determination in preventing child sexual abuse. However, facts say otherwise. By FRANCESCO CESAREO
5/18/2014
Francesco Cesareo

PRO-LIFE/ Men, Abortion, Sin, and Salvation

Abortion is not primarily about the morality of men and women’s conduct, it is about the life of the unborn living human being killed by abortion. By MICHAEL PAULSEN
5/15/2014
Michael Paulsen

EGGSPLOITATION/ Paid for Her Silence: The Exploitation of Kylee Gilman

No one should prey upon vulnerable cash-strapped women, recklessly endangering their health and well-being in order to harvest their eggs. By JENNIFER LAHL, Center for Bioethics and Culture
5/7/2014
Jennifer Lahl

HUMAN TRAFFICKING/ Working With the Vatican Against Modern Slavery

Professor MARY LEARY, CUA, comments on recent statements by Secretary Kerry and Pope Francis and underlines that combatting human trafficking requires combatting poverty and corruption
5/4/2014
Mary Leary

VATICAN/ Francis hosts trafficking conference organised by Church in England and Wales

MEGAN HODDER reports on the international conference held in the Vatican on the scandal of human trafficking, which is the second most profitable criminal enterprise in the world
4/13/2014
Megan Hodder

UK/ The foetal body-burning scandal: facing the truth of a throwaway culture

The bodies of thousands of miscarried and aborted babies have been incinerated as chemical waste in the UK. A harsh illustration of a ‘throwaway culture’. By CAROLINE FARROW
4/7/2014
Caroline Farrow

POVERTY/ Sound and Fury cloud the Bishops’ words

MATTHEW GROVES addresses key points highlighted in the Bishops' welfare letter on food poverty in the UK, which has been exploited by the press and politicians for a political controversy
4/2/2014
Matthew Groves

HIV/ AVSI: Access to care for 15 million people

From the consultation where AVSI took part with CARITAS and UNAIDS it stood out that a constructive approach involving all the actors is needed in order to meet people’s needs
3/23/2014
Editors

COMMUNITY SHOP/ The UK’s First Social Supermarket, Delivering Surplus Food For Social Good

SARAH DUNWELL, Director of Social Affairs at Company Shop, discusses the social benefits behind redistributing surplus food and describes the Community Shop model in the UK
3/19/2014
Sarah Dunwell

PROSECUTORS/ Ministers of Justice

Professor CECELIA KLINGELE describes the relevant role of prosecutors in the administration of justice and their greater openness to re-examine closed cases and to remedy possible mistakes
3/17/2014
Cecelia Klingele

THE POOR/ Susan Stabile: What's In Between the Roses

The poor. No one can strip another of the dignity bestowed upon him or her, but what does it mean for some people to believe they have no dignity? By SUSAN STABILE
3/10/2014
Susan Stabile

UK/ Anglican bishops back Nichols over poverty impact of welfare reforms

Archbishop Nichols’ criticism of the "disgraceful" effects on the poorest of the welfare reforms has been echoed by a large group of Anglican bishops and other clergy. By AUSTEN IVEREIGH
2/21/2014
Austen Ivereigh
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