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  • Bishops’ annual Labor Day statement scores ‘excessive inequality’

    Bishops’ annual Labor Day statement scores ‘excessive inequality’

    • Aug 31, 2017

    In a Labor Day message, Bishop Frank J. Dewane said unions must retain and recover their prophetic voice, when they speak on behalf of the poor, the immigrant, and the person returning from prison. The bishop, who is chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, also said unions should “resist the temptation of becoming too similar to the institutions and powers that it should instead criticize.”

  • US Bishops to struggling families: ‘We’re with you!’

    US Bishops to struggling families: ‘We’re with you!’

    • Sep 6, 2016

    Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami wrote in an annual Labor Day message that the U.S. bishops stand with the country’s families as they struggle with poverty, unemployment and drug abuse, and insisted that Christians must advocate for just wages and dignified working conditions.