USCCB Launches Initiative to Address Polarization in U.S. Society

Polarization across society has prompted the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to launch an initiative that looks to bring people together to serve the common good. The effort draws heavily from the teachings of Pope Francis, particularly his call in the third encyclical of his papacy, “Fratelli Tutti, on Fraternity and Social Friendship.”

A Civilized Discussion

Dear Editor: At a time when “civilized discourse” seems to be a rarity, and many, even within families, avoid issues such as politics or religion, it is important to realize the values inscribed in the Constitution of the United States.