Volume 1, Issue 1, Spring 2018
Reframing Catholic Social Teaching
Thomas Mulloy, MSSA, LSW
Applying Catholic Social Teaching on Labor to Everyday Life to Advance the Work of Economic Justice
The erosion of the quantity and quality of decent work in the American economy has had profound impact on low-income families and communities. The causes of the shift are misunderstood, and the consequences are underappreciated, but Catholic Social Teaching on Labor can provide clarity. A renewed commitment its application in some aspects of everyday life can provide Catholics with a new appreciation for the challenges faced by vulnerable people. A number of strategies to do this are considered.