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Labor Day 2008

Center of Concern | Mon, Sep 1, 2008

Labor Day 2008

“Our faith,” the U.S. bishops remind us in their pastoral letter Economic Justice for All, “is not just a weekend obligation, a mystery to be celebrated around the altar on Sunday.

It is a pervasive reality to be practiced every day in homes, offices, factories, schools, and businesses…We cannot separate what we believe form how we act in the marketplace and the broader community” (#25).

The Big Squeeze

Center of Concern | Wed, Jul 23, 2008

The Big Squeeze

Book Review - In 2008, twenty-two years after the bishops provided a moral framework for evaluating the economy, Steven Greenhouse, a labor and workplace correspondent for the New York Times since 1995, has provided us a report card on the economy and how it measures up to the standard of protecting the dignity of the human person.