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Economic Justice Hope Scandal Sin

Corruption is a sinful hardening of the heart

By on October 27, 2020

The same invitation is extended to those who either perpetrate or participate in corruption. This festering wound is a grave sin that cries out to heaven for vengeance, because it threatens the very foundations of personal and social life. Corruption prevents us from looking to the future with hope,…


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Economic Justice Environment

The cry of the earth and the cry of the poor

By on October 23, 2020

“Today, however, we have to realize that a true ecological approach always becomes a social approach; it must integrate questions of justice in debates on the environment, so as to hear both the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor.”
― Pope Francis, On Care for Our Common…


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Economic Justice Joy Life

Money does not bring us happiness

By on October 21, 2020

“Do not fall into the terrible trap of thinking that life depends on money and that, in comparison with money, anything else is devoid of value or dignity. This is nothing but an illusion! We cannot take money with us into the life beyond. Money does not bring us…


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Economic Justice Responsibility

On being responsible

By on October 16, 2020

“We don’t have to expect everything from those who govern us; that would be juvenile.”
― Pope Francis


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Compassion Economic Justice Fellowship Hope Humility Jesus Mercy Responsibility

Priority of life

By on October 15, 2020

“You yourselves give them something to eat!” (Mark 6:37). This means working to eliminate the structural causes of poverty and to promote the integral development of the poor, as well as small daily acts of solidarity in meeting the real needs we encounter. Something more than a few sporadic…


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Compassion Economic Justice

Everything else that one owns belongs to the poor

By on October 12, 2020

“Pope Leo XIII, who taught that once the demands of necessity and propriety have been met, everything else that one owns belongs to the poor.”
― Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium: The Joy of the Gospel


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Compassion Economic Justice

Lack of compassion in the news

By on October 8, 2020

“How can it be that it is not a news item when an elderly homeless person dies of exposure but it is news when the stock market loses two points?”
― Pope Francis


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Beliefs Communication Compassion Economic Justice Environment Fellowship People Unity

For the sake of protecting nature

By on October 3, 2020

“The majority of people living on our planet profess to be believers. This should spur religions to dialogue among themselves for the sake of protecting nature, defending the poor, and building networks of respect and fraternity.”
― Pope Francis, On Care for Our Common Home: The Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’


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Beliefs Economic Justice Idolatry Lifestyle

A desire for power or human glory at all cost

By on September 26, 2020

“It is striking that even some who clearly have solid doctrinal and spiritual convictions frequently fall into a lifestyle which leads to an attachment to financial security, or to a desire for power or human glory at all cost, rather than giving their lives to others in mission.”
― Pope…


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Economic Justice Environment

The failure of global summits on the environment

By on September 21, 2020

“The failure of global summits on the environment make it plain that our politics are subject to technology and finance.”
― Pope Francis, On Care for Our Common Home: The Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’

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We need to look at our cities with a contemplative gaze, a gaze of faith which sees God dwelling in homes, on the streets and squares. This presence must be found, discovered. God does not hide himself from those who seek him with a sincere heart. #WorldCitiesDay