U.S. bishops’ new investment guidelines should address nuclear arms

by Susi Snyder, Drew Christiansenin National Catholic Reporter For the first time in 20 years, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is updating its socially responsible investment guidelines, which inform the investment decisions made by many church organizations across the country. One item worth consideration: Now that the Vatican is party to an international treaty seeking to ban nuclear weapons, could … Continue reading U.S. bishops’ new investment guidelines should address nuclear arms

Can Joe Biden find common ground with the Vatican?

by Drew Christiansen in America Magazine Anticipation of a new administration in Washington prompts questions about the future course of U.S.-Vatican relations. There is much on which a Biden administration and the Holy See can collaborate. President-elect Joe Biden and Pope Francis share many policy concerns, above all climate change, where Mr. Biden has pledged … Continue reading Can Joe Biden find common ground with the Vatican?