Workers

10-13-2009
It has been over a week since the news story broke of the deadly beating of 16 year old Derrion Albert on Chicago's South
Julie Clawson 10-08-2009
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I have a neighbor who has a little maxim he uses to explain much of what he sees on the news or reads about in the local paper.
Cathleen Falsani 09-04-2009

To work is to pray.

It's a Latin phrase that the Order of St. Benedict adopted as its motto.

St. Benedict, the founder of the order, recognized the sacred value of hard work, the notion that through the sweat of our brows and the strength of our arms and backs, we can worship the Creator.

Elizabeth Palmberg 09-04-2009
A just-released study of low-wage workers in the U.S.
Neeraj Mehta 08-17-2009
I went to the grocery store at midnight the other night.

Is it just me or are the lights at the grocery story brighter at midnight?

It's an e-mail to make your blood boil.
People of faith can celebrate today as the federal minimum wage increases from $6.55 to $7.25 an hour.
Just peace theory recognizes that there is more than one kind of violence.
Anne Dunlap 07-14-2009

The alien who resides with you shall be to you as the citizen among you; you shall love the alien as yourself, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.

John Gehring 07-10-2009
When Pope Benedict XVI meets with President Obama in Rome today, a shy German theologian and a charismatic leader known for his international rock star appeal will find plenty to agree on despite s
Brian McLaren 07-10-2009
Jim Wallis has provided a helpful summary of the Pope's encyclical Caritas in
Jim Wallis 07-09-2009
As the G8 Summit begins in Italy, Pope Benedict XVI has released a new encyclical on the global economy.
Julie Clawson 07-06-2009

"The industry doesn't want you to know the truth about what you are eating, because if you knew you might not want to eat it " - Food, Inc.

Imagine America's 'Rust Belt' transformed into a green belt of clean energy manufacturing. Imagine the factories of Detroit making wind turbines and solar panels to power America.
Jim Wallis 06-11-2009
The time has come for comprehensive immigration reform. After several failed attempts in past years, the president has promised it and the White House is showing a clear commitment to it.
Oscar Perry Abello 06-10-2009
If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. If you teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime. If you teach his wife how to fish, you feed the whole family for a lifetime.
Danielle Strickland 06-01-2009
This week has been eventful in Australia.
Harper McConnell 06-01-2009
We were in Masisi, a small town in the endless rolling green mountains of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

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