Tag: Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship

‘Faithful Citizenship’ materials reflect pope’s ongoing teaching

‘Faithful Citizenship’ materials reflect pope’s ongoing teaching

| Dennis Sadowski | November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Current issues of the day and references to the teachings of Pope Francis can be found throughout the materials approved by the U.S. bishops to supplement their existing document on Catholic participation in public life.

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No shortage of issues piquing voter interest in midterm elections

No shortage of issues piquing voter interest in midterm elections

| Mark Pattison | October 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

With the clock toward the Nov. 6 midterm elections ticking away, there are some parallels between the findings of a Sept. 26 Pew Research Center survey on issues of key concern to voters and issues outlined in the U.S. bishops’ “Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship,” a document meant to provide a moral framework Catholic voters can use to analyze issues.

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Cardinal Tobin addresses immigration, abuse scandal at Notre Dame lecture

Cardinal Tobin addresses immigration, abuse scandal at Notre Dame lecture

| Don Clemmer | September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church in the United States is living through two storms, a U.S. cardinal observed. He said there is the policy of “zero tolerance” toward undocumented immigrants, which has plunged communities into fear, and the Holy Spirit working “like a hurricane” to smash structures of clericalism through the current clergy sexual abuse crisis.

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Participating in political process ‘a moral obligation,’ Carr says at UST

Participating in political process ‘a moral obligation,’ Carr says at UST

| April 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

Pope Francis sees the world from a unique perspective, and when the Holy Father addresses the U.S. Congress this fall, Americans can expect to hear challenges to the way they think and act, predicted a leading Catholic social justice advocate.

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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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A Catholic approach to untangling the international knot

A Catholic approach to untangling the international knot

| Don Clemmer | August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sometimes it’s just best to go to an expert.

Whether it’s a burst water pipe, an unresponsive computer or the challenges of international peace and stability, some problems just require special expertise.

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