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    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- A rising tide lifts all boats, according to the popular economic adage. But what if the reverse also is true? What happens when wages are depressed, and illegally so? The Catholic Labor Network, based in Washington, is testing that ...

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  • From Cardinal Seán's blog

    Last Friday, I was happy to attend the Catholic Schools Foundation's Celebration of Excellence Breakfast for Inner-city Scholarship Fund recipients who are going to graduate from high school this year. It was an opportunity to recognize the seniors ...

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Wage theft: An underreported crime


WASHINGTON (CNS) -- A rising tide lifts all boats, according to the popular economic adage. But what if the reverse also is true? What happens when wages are depressed, and illegally so? The Catholic Labor Network, based in Washington, is testing that theory right now through its Mid-Atlantic Construction Wage Theft Project. It has sent a man to construction sites in Maryland and the District of Columbia to talk to workers to learn who hired them and how much they're getting paid.

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One year after abuse summit, church reviews progress, additional needs


VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Since Pope Francis convened a historic summit at the Vatican one year ago to address clergy sex abuse and accountability, much has been done, but advocates say more is needed. Dozens of experts, abuse survivors and their advocates came to Rome the same week as the summit's anniversary to emphatically reiterate the need to never let ignorance, complacency or denial ever take hold again and to make the church safe for everyone.

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From Cardinal Seán's blog


Last Friday, I was happy to attend the Catholic Schools Foundation's Celebration of Excellence Breakfast for Inner-city Scholarship Fund recipients who are going to graduate from high school this year.

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