Catholic Social Doctrine

October 21, 2013

Modern Slave Trade Has Many Faces, Human-Rights Authority Says

The newly issued Global Slavery Index shows that more than 75% of the world’s human trafficking occurs in 10 countries, with Mauritania the worst.

October 17, 2013

Springfield Diocese Offers Free Legal Aid to Those in Need

October 11, 2013

Pope Francis and European Parliament President Discuss Social Welfare

Martin Schulz, an atheist, also invited the Holy Father to speak to the legislative body in Strasbourg.

October 2, 2012

Archbishop Lori Discusses Presidential Debates, Polls and the Beatitudes

The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty talks about the spiritual and political challenges of the current election cycle.

March 22, 2012

Catholic Leaders in the U.K. Mount Opposition to Same-Sex 'Marriage'

Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury decries the 'seismic shift in the foundations' of British society.

February 21, 2012

Cardinal Responds to U.N.'s Criticism of Africa's Social Policies

September 19, 2011

On the 30th Anniversary of ‘On Human Work’

Following in the footsteps of Pope Leo XIII’s Rerum Novarum, John Paul II’s gave us incisive teaching on how labor can bring us closer to God.

August 25, 2011

Judge Rules Against Illinois Catholic Charities

Ruling: State has the right to stop contracting with the agencies on foster care and adoption placement. New civil-unions law sparked the lawsuit from Catholic Charities, which wanted to retain the right to accept state contracts while placing children with families according to Catholic tenets.

August 16, 2011

The Vision of E.F. Schumacher

Church social doctrine played a major role in the development of Small Is Beautiful. The Register takes a look at the work and the author 100 years after his birth.

August 4, 2011

Dealing With Debt — and Stewardship

July 1, 2011

Maureen Dowd & Andrew Cuomo: Scribe & Patron Saint of 'Personal Conscience'

A Register news analysis

June 23, 2011

St. Etheldreda, Primetime TV, Archbishop Sheen, Forward Thinking Bishops, The Magisterium, and more!

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June 1, 2011

Discover Your Charism, Presbyterian Convert, Canadian Ordinariate Coming, and much more!

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May 12, 2011

Rerum Novarum, Universae Ecclesiae, Canadian Ordinariate, St. Pancras, St. Leopold, and much more!

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