by admin | May 18, 2018 | Catholic social teaching, Church teaching, Economic justice, Environment, Faithful citizenship, From the Tiber to the James
Cardinal Turkson insisted that if we treat creation responsibly, we can trust it to support the entire human family.
by admin | May 3, 2018 | Catholic social teaching, criminal justice, Death Penalty, From the Tiber to the James, Living the faith, Respect for lifeJustice shall be the band around his waist, and faithfulness a belt upon his hips. Then the wolf shall be a guest of the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the young goat. ~ Isaiah 11:5–6 Imagine picking up the phone and hearing the unthinkable, the nightmare...
by Jeff Caruso | Mar 7, 2018 | Church teaching, health care, News, Respect for life
The budget proposes feature two seemingly disparate topics: health coverage for low-income Virginia residents and better protections for unborn children. But at their root, both of these issues relate to the sanctity of human life.
by admin | Aug 2, 2017 | Catholic social teaching, Church teaching, health care, Living the faith, Respect for life
“Today, having a clear faith based on the Creed of the Church is often labeled as fundamentalism …We are building a dictatorship of relativism that does not recognize anything as definitive.”
by admin | Jul 11, 2017 | Faithful citizenship, From the Tiber to the James, Living the faith
I heard more than one legislator talk about the genuine friendships which they had developed with people across the aisle.
by admin | Jun 6, 2017 | Catholic social teaching, Economic justice, Faithful citizenship, From the Tiber to the James, Immigration, Living the faith, mercy, Norfolk, Respect for lifeBy Kevin Mauer, Associate Director The TSA agent who ushered me through security was a middle-aged woman, remarkably loquacious for 5:00 a.m. She was quick to note the lobbyist ID poking out of my wallet and asked whom I lobbied for. I was proud to answer, “The...