[Editor’s Note: Recently the Italian newspaper Toscana Oggi received the following letter from a reader: “Excuse the outburst, but I’m a grandmother and I see my grandchildren doing everything they can to find work, but what’s offered involves inhuman conditions: no security, they have to work every day including Sunday,
Now that Donald Trump is the presumptive nominee of the Republican party, it is worth looking at where we Catholic voters stand in relation to the statements he has made and positions he has taken as a candidate for our nation’s highest office. Trump has been controversial to the point
Pope Francis seeks to build a “Church for the poor.” Trump seeks to build lavish development projects that glorify his name, including a wall on the southern border of the United States that will separate us from our Mexican neighbors. Pope Francis understands the need to secure national borders within a moral rubric that also provides for building bridges to connect our one human family. Trump seemingly seeks only to build walls without bridges to connect us.