Tag: Unemployment

Job creation and the right of economic initiative

Job creation and the right of economic initiative

| Jason Adkins | August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The last edition of this column highlighted the main themes of the U.S. bishops’ 2013 Labor Day statement. The bishops are particularly concerned about rising economic inequality and persistent unemployment.

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Changing jobs? The pope sets a worthy example

Changing jobs? The pope sets a worthy example

| Tom Bengtson | April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Pope Benedict’s exit and Pope Francis’ arrival hold lessons for our own workplaces

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Tackling poverty and helping people to flourish

Tackling poverty and helping people to flourish

| September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

“The poor you will always have with you, and whenever you wish you can do good to them,” Jesus says in Mark’s Gospel. This would, at face value, seem like a fairly open-ended statement.

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Job market: Good news, bad news

Job market: Good news, bad news

| November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Thanks to the efforts of job coaches like Colin Chisholm, Janet Grove watched her stack of manila folders with the names of successfully employed individuals grow to seven inches this year.

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Bout with unemployment offers inspiration

Bout with unemployment offers inspiration

| November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

What was Timothy Mullner going to do without his vice-president’s title, a staff to direct and an expense account?

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In bad economy, we Catholics are called to walk the talk

In bad economy, we Catholics are called to walk the talk

| September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Gospel calls us to reach out to all, even strangers, who need our help

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Electrician sparks life commitment by turning down abortion clinic job

Electrician sparks life commitment by turning down abortion clinic job

| March 16, 2011 | 12 Comments

A sign in the bathroom of Tim and Nicole Roach’s home in Fari­bault reads, “Gratitude, Always Re­member to Count Your Bles­sings.”

“It should say, ‘August, wash your hands and brush your teeth,’” joked Nicole, referring to her 9-year-old son.

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