Are we promoting a culture of life? Are we offering a credible witness to our faith as people of peace?
The church reminds us pornography is not simply a private matter that impacts only the viewer. Pornography harms others, too.
As Minnesotans will be voting on governor, the state House of Representatives, and two U.S. Senate seats, we need to help establish party platforms that promote and defend human dignity.
As Catholics, we lose a lot of battles in the public arena. Sometimes giving up and opting out appears to be the best option, but it is not.
Our society is failing to get to the bottom of the issues and unless we address these problems with an eye to the whole of the human person — a union of body and soul made for relationship with God and others — change will not come.
Combating racial disparities will require overcoming policies championed by both the political right and left that entrench established ideological and economic power structures. In other words, it requires the wisdom of Catholic social teaching.
The education of children is the prerogative of the family, not the state. Parents are the first educators of their children
Like with the Good Samaritan, love is a risk. Hypothetical outcomes don’t absolve us from our responsibility to do the right thing when the situation is presented
With the water crises in many states, we must affirm through public policy measures currently being considered at the Capitol that we our committed to providing clean, drinkable water is a concern to all Minnesotans.
Catholics must play an important part in the renewal of public life. And they should do so as Catholics, not just as citizens who happen to be Catholic.
Minnesota Catholic Conference has lent its support to HF 608/SF 1414, a bill that would make it easier for the beginning farmer or rancher to enter into this important work. This legislation would create tax incentives for the older, established farmer to rent or sell their land to the new or beginning farmer.