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Raising Minimum Wage Is An Economic And Moral Issue

(6) Comments | Posted June 13, 2014 | 10:42 AM

Among the many ways the Catholic Church strives to be vigilant for the common good is its call for a living wage.

Pope Francis recently noted, "it is therefore necessary to remove centrality from the law of profit and gain, and to put the person and the common good back...

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The Case for Higher Taxes

(7) Comments | Posted December 13, 2012 | 10:55 AM

The most intense debate in Washington today revolves, not surprisingly, around higher taxes. Both parties seek to evade the impending "fiscal cliff" that would result in January from the scheduled expiration of Bush-era tax cuts and the last-resort automatic spending cuts agreed to as part of the budget-balancing effort last...

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It Is Our Moral Responsibility to Give Children Living in Poverty a Chance

(4) Comments | Posted February 10, 2012 | 12:41 PM

This post is part of a series on childhood poverty in the United States in partnership with Save the Children and Julianne Moore. Moore leads the organization's Valentine's Day campaign, through which cards are sold to support the fight against poverty in the U.S. To learn more go

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