The story of America is the story of immigration. That is the message of Los Angeles Archbishop José Gomez’s important and timely book entitled, “Immigration and the Next America” (Our Sunday Visitor). In it, Archbishop Gomez argues that the immigration debate is about much more than immigration.
The Minnesota Catholic Conference applauds lawmakers’ attempts to close the achievement gap, yet there are pragmatic questions regarding how achievement will be measured, consequences and alternative learning options for students.
It’s necessary for the Church’s pastors to remind again both Catholics and society of what it means to put the person and the family at the center of economic life
The legal landscape has changed. The bottom line is that, on Aug. 1, acting on your belief that marriage is between a man and a woman could get you punished in Minnesota.
Providing a road map to citizenship that is attainable for immigrants without legal status is key.
Pope Francis recently said that religious liberty is talked about more than it is proactively protected. And he is right. Religious liberty is increasingly given lip service, but in practice it keeps shrinking.
Minnesota and France redefined marriage in the same week, yet the differences in public reaction to this decision in both places could hardly be starker.
The House of Representatives will vote on same-sex marriage legislation on Thursday, May 9.
Recently, the DFL leadership in the Minnesota House and Senate released their proposed budget targets. While the budget targets are said to allow for investments in Minnesota’s economic future, there are deep cuts proposed in the Minnesota Health and Human Services budget that could directly affect some of our state’s most vulnerable residents in a special way, particularly our sexually exploited youth.