Is Rerum Novarum a Socialist Manifesto?

September 25, 2022 Michael D. Greaney 26

Pope Leo XIII’s 1891 encyclical, Rerum Novarum, while not the first social encyclical, was still a revolutionary document, albeit within the bounds of natural law and the Magisterium. Previous social encyclicals, beginning with Mirari Vos […]

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May Day and martyrdom under Communism

April 30, 2022 Dawn Beutner 2

Are there any saintly Catholics who lived under Communist governments, died as martyrs, and are remembered by the Church during the month of May? Unfortunately, there is no shortage of blesseds who fit that description. […]