(RNS) — The COVID-19 pandemic is a wakeup call for political, economic and spiritual conversion. Returning to ‘normal’ is not an option.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'Rubio’s focus on work is promising but his policies largely ignore labor,' said Vincent Miller, a professor of religious studies at the University of Dayton.
(AP) — The Vatican is denouncing offshore tax havens and financial instruments such as derivatives and credit default swaps as gravely immoral and unjust, calling them 'ticking time bombs' that hurt the world’s poor the most.
ISTANBUL (RNS) — Religious rulings call bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies haram, or prohibited in Islam. But some people worry religious scholars do not have all the facts about how the currencies work, which might be closer to the Quranic conception of money than they realize.
(RNS) — Once again, an opportunity for true tax reform has been missed. Rather than reform, Congress is moving the tax system in the wrong direction.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pontiff said employers who deny benefits and exploit workers "are living on the blood of the people. And this is a mortal sin."
NEW YORK (RNS) The Rev. Martin Schlag, an Austrian-born priest who teaches economics in Rome, reassured a group of Catholics, many from the world of business and finance, that Francis’ views on capitalism aren’t actually as bad as he feared.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Want to know what Pope Francis will say to Congress in September? A top adviser offers a preview.
The former spiritual advisor to President Bill Clinton says he supports Hillary even though he is pro-life. He lays out why he thinks other Christians should too.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Tuesday's daylong seminar showed how the moral implications of the debate over the role and size of government are playing out most vividly in the Catholic Church.
(RNS) Two economists found that the “measure of total Christian adherents is robustly and positively correlated with states’ unproductive entrepreneurship scores” in a given state.
(RNS) Vocal free-market advocates are gaining traction in the Catholic Church, even as Pope Francis repeatedly condemns a capitalist system that he says is hurting the poor and increasing the gap between the haves and have-nots.