Poverty

November 8, 2013

Barack Obama: the ‘Poverty President’

Nation’s poor jumps to nearly 50 million as labor force drops to 35-year low FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 8, 2013 Contact: Joshua Mercer, [email protected] CHICAGO — […]
December 3, 2013

Hiding in Plain Sight

On the flight over to Rome to attend the Pope’s Conference on Human Trafficking recently, I recalled the long running Broadway play and movie, A Funny […]
December 20, 2013

Pope Francis, Breastfeeding, and Breaking with Catholic Tradition

We now know the answer to a question no one in the entire world was asking: What does the bishop of Rome think about breastfeeding in public? Sometimes […]
December 22, 2013

Pope Francis: Leave a Spare Place at your Christmas Table for the Poor

In his remarks at a recent audience, Pope Francis encouraged the faithful to become humble in the service of others, and in so doing to imitate […]
January 13, 2014

Pope Francis and The American Dream

These days we hear a lot of praise for Pope Francis from folks we wouldn’t normally expect to hear it from – the Gay Advocate, Planned […]