I want to give five reasons why most Latinos will not or should not support Sen. Ted Cruz's presidential run.
The financial stability of America’s working families is increasingly divided by race and ethnicity, says a study released this week by The Working Poor Families Project.
“In 2013, working families headed by racial/ethnic minorities were twice as likely to be poor or low-income (47 percent) compared with non-Hispanic whites (23 percent),” the study states, “a gap that has increased since the onset of the Great Recession in 2007.”
Profit must never be a Christian's god, although it is one of the tools for measuring the effectiveness of business choices and the ability of a company to help workers feed their families, Pope Francis said.
"Money is the devil's dung," the pope said Saturday, quoting St. Francis of Assisi. "When money becomes an idol, it dictates people's choices."
The absence of a more frank discussion about America's poverty problem remains a mystery in our national political discourse. Who are "the poor"? Who represents them?
Global Sisters Report: While much of the pre-synod discussion has centered on whether divorced and remarried Catholics can receive Communion, many issues are up for grabs this month.
If you are following the immigration, child trafficking and visa-to-protect issues related to the children refugees on the border, you might want to read last November’s report from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Brace yourself for family backlash if you plan to marry an atheist.
A new Pew Research survey chiefly focused on political polarization also found Americans divided when someone in the family picks a nonbeliever to marry.
Atheists are the most unwanted future relative, by far. Nearly half (49 percent) of Americans say they would be unhappy if a member of their immediate family picked an unbeliever for a spouse.
Those most likely to say they'd be upset:
Faith leaders came together on a conference call on May 29 to discuss the urgent need to expand Medicaid in the United States, in order to prevent thousands of unnecessary deaths.
Commentary: When politicians like Paul Ryan oppose modest efforts to raise a federal minimum wage, charity is not enough to fill the gap created by the economy.
At the Intersection: Every church should be visiting prisoners, feeding the homeless and evangelizing in some way, but I don't think of these ministries as social justice.