Solidarity

Thumbnail black hand white hand credit alexey skachkov shutterstock cna A brief history of the Catholic Church's fight against racism

Catholic bishops from around the country recently condemned the white nationalism at rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia. But what might be lesser...

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Thumbnail daca workshop los angeles Archdiocese, Catholic Charities hold DACA renewal workshops

On Sept. 27, Pope Francis launched a two-year worldwide campaign — Share the Journey/Comparte el Camino — to show solidarity with, and to reach out...

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Thumbnail jordan refugees credit catholic relief services cna As US hits refugee cap, bishops ask Trump administration to do more

Washington D.C., Jul 16, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With the United States government’s cap on refugees having been reached for the year,...

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Thumbnail cardinal donald wuerl speaks during the launch of the pledge of solidarity and call to action event on may 7 2014 photo courtesy of the office of rep frank wolf cna 5 12 Bipartisan effort to support persecuted Christians launched

Over 200 Christian representatives from a variety of denominations have united in support of a bipartisan congressional initiative to support...

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Thumbnail migrant credit john perivolaris via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 9 3 15 Bishop Conley: Mass deportations will not fix our immigration system

Lincoln, Neb., Feb 27, 2017 / 03:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Controversial immigration policies issued by United States President Donald Trump’s have...

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Thumbnail pope francis has dinner with jesuits on the feast of st ignatius of loyola july 31 2014 courtesy jesuit general curia cna 1 Eat with your family, not with your smartphone, Pope says

For Pope Francis the dinner table is a key place to strengthen family bonds and foster a sense of “togetherness,” which he said can often be...

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Thumbnail immigration border visit Encountering Christ at the U.S.-Mexico border

I was a 20-year-old college seminarian when my formation director invited me to participate in my first public demonstration. The date was May 1,...

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Thumbnail woman sad contact credit claus tom christensen via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 1 27 15 Ending human trafficking requires everyone's efforts, archbishop says

At a United Nations gathering in New York City, a Holy See official stressed the need for a multi-pronged approach in fighting human trafficking...

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Thumbnail central american migrants in mexico credit peter haden via flickr cc by 20 cna 1 8 16 Francis: Migrant crises require focus on reality, dialogue, commitment

Vatican City, Jun 13, 2017 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis sent a letter last week to the Latin American Parliament as they discuss...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets an elderly woman at the wednesday general audience in st peters square on june 3 2015 credit  losservatore romano cna 6 3 15 Francis pleas for solidarity with elderly, marginalized in latest prayer video

For Pope Francis, June is a month dedicated to praying for a demographic he frequently brings up in his speeches and homilies: the elderly, sick...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square during the wednesday general audience may 21 2014 credit daniel ibez cna 8 cna 5 21 14 Gift of piety fosters fraternal solidarity, pope says

In his weekly general audience Pope Francis reflected of the gift of piety, explaining that it is not just a superficial feeling, but rather a...

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Thumbnail hands courtesy of center for ethics and culture university of notre dame cna Global research project looks at Christian response to persecution

Which Christians face the most persecution around the globe, and how do they respond to it? The Religious Freedom Institute teamed up with the...

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Thumbnail pope francis addresses heads of state and heads of government of european union countries in vatican city march 24 2017 credit losservatore romano cna How do we solve crises? Put the person first, Pope Francis tells EU

Vatican City, Mar 24, 2017 / 01:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Being disconnected from the values of the past – which upheld the human person and the...

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Thumbnail pope francis addresses the united nations food and agriculture organization fao at their headquarters in rome on nov 20 2014 credit fao giulio napolitano cna Hunger must be fought by actively going to the roots, Pope Francis says

On Monday Pope Francis issued a lengthy appeal to address the problem of world hunger not only through talk, but concrete action by going to the...

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Thumbnail working credit dmitry kalinovsky shutterstock cna In Labor Day message, bishops call for ordered understanding of work

In their 2017 statement for Labor Day, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops stressed a properly ordered understanding of work, which prioritizes...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims during his march 16 2016 general audience credit daniel ibaez cna In TED talk, Pope says sowing solidarity will reap hope for the future

Vatican City, Apr 26, 2017 / 02:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Early Wednesday morning Pope Francis addressed the TED 2017 conference, telling...

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Thumbnail american flags credit unsplash cna Is Catholic social teaching the change voters want?

Washington D.C., Nov 15, 2016 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- American voters wanted change, says one third party presidential candidate who believes...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square for his installation on march 19 2013 credit jeffrey bruno cna 1 Live solidarity in a concrete way, urges Pope

On Saturday, Pope Francis met with an Italian group dedicated to the service of the poor, encouraging them to continue their concrete works of...

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