Economic and Social Rights

Fair Trade and Sustainable Halloween Treat Guide

Fact Sheet & Handout
This bulletin insert explains the connections between CST, fair trade, and sustainability and provides suggestions for places to source Halloween candy that support workers' rights and care for the...
Georgetown University

Reflection: Catholic Higher Education, Labor Rights, and the Economy of Exclusion

Learn about the history of labor rights in the Catholic Church and the Just Employment Policy that Georgetown University recently initiated to uphold the dignity of all workers on campus.
Hotel workers protesting with signs

Catholic Social Teaching and Unions: More Than Just Wages

This reflection uplifts the voice of one union worker and ties her story into the web of Catholic social tradition. We are called and challenged to listen to the voices of workers in our world and...

Alternative Giving for Christmas 2018

Bulletin Insert
This annual bulletin insert provides a list of organizations that promote Catholic social tradition, the common good, and human dignity. Share with your family, friends, and community! Copyright ©...

CST and Those Without Choices

This resource identifies three circumstances where those who are suffering face difficult choices. Reflection questions, faith in action, and a prayer are included.  

No Is Not Enough! Reflections on a Lifestyle of Resistance

In this reflection, Fr. Fred Kammer reminds us that resistance means saying “yes” to life as well as saying “no” to anything that devalues the human person.  

Catholic Social Thought and Taxes

Fr. Kammer provides perspective on the role of taxes in light of Catholic social thought. Discussion questions, faith in action, and a prayer are included.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Film Discussion Guide
The HBO film The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is based on Rebecca Skloot’s 2010 book of the same title about the life of Henrietta Lacks, a woman whose cancer cells revolutionized medical...


Selma retells the story of one of the seminal moments in the history of the Civil Rights movement. In telling the story, the filmmakers used official FBI documents to illustrate that Dr. King and...

Cesar Chavez

The new film Cesar Chavez raises many challenging questions as we explore his legacy of seeking justice for farmworkers. Posted on April 15, 2014