During the 2008 election season, as the political parties developed their political platforms, many Catholics groups came together to develop a Platform for the Common Good. This platform is based on principles from Catholic social tradition and addresses what we can do to make our nation “a more perfect union” focused on the common good.
Platform for the Common Good
NETWORK looks with particular concern on areas of our nation that have been devastated by recent ecological disasters – both natural and human-created.
In recent years, the Gulf Coast has been deeply affected by hurricanes Katrina and Rita and the more recent Deepwater Horizon oil spill, perhaps the worst in our nation’s history.