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, mercer@catholicvote.org 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