Pope's quotes: Some of our favorite quotes from Pope Francis
"The reality is, today, millions of hardworking Americans are falling farther and farther behind," Oxfam America's president said. "For them, the American dream is a distant and fuzzy mirage."
On Interfaith Voices this week, with the struggle to raise the minimum wage back in the news, we reviewed the history of that labor struggle -- a history in which American Catholics played a pivotal role.
For me, the show was a bit like a walk down memory lane.
Congress continues to debate the issue of a brief three-month extension of benefits to the long-term unemployed. USA Today explores this issue in a recent editorial and concludes that it is important to extend unemployment benefits not just to assist those who are unemployed, but also to aid in the overall success of the economy.
The only redeeming quality of "The Wolf of Wall Street" is that it demonstrates what Catholic social teaching complains about.
Pope Francis is adding his voice to the chorus of papal statements fostering social justice.