Archbishop Paul Coakley, Chairman of the Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development of the US Bishops’ Conference (USCCB), is encouraging solidarity, respect for the dignity of workers and charity in the annual USCCB Labor Day statement, centered this year on rebuilding a dignified post-pandemic world.
A Global Catholic group is calling on the Polish Bishops to use “every means available” to them to “protect the dignity” of LGBTIQ+ people.
The US Federal Government has carried out five executions so far this year. Two of those took place last week, and two more are scheduled for the end of September.
“Remembering the Lord’s call for mercy, we renew our plea: stop these executions!”, the US Bishops have cried to the government on the resumption of the federal death penalty.
“Too many people are leaving church with a clear conscience”, Spanish theologian José María Castillo has lamented.
Multiple studies have shown that masks reduce the transmission of virus-loaded droplets from people with COVID-19.
A Spanish-African archbishop has issued a powerful plea for migrants, saying that “people have rights, borders do not; the poor have rights, money does not; the oppressed have rights, our well-being does not”.
Floral tributes have been laid at the memorial on Dover seafront in memory of Abdulfatah Hamdallah (known as “Wadji”), a young man from Sudan who drowned while attempting to cross the Channel from France to seek asylum in the UK.