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Compassion Economic Justice

Sharing one’s wealth with the poor

By on February 22, 2020

“Not to share one’s wealth with the poor is to steal from them and to take away their livelihood. It is not our own goods which we hold, but theirs. – St John Chrysostom”
― Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium: The Joy of the Gospel


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Compassion Economic Justice

People are thrown aside as if they were trash

By on February 21, 2020

If there are children in so many parts of the world to have nothing to eat, that is not news; it seems normal. It cannot be so! That some homeless people should freeze to death on the street – this doesn’t make news. On the contrary, when the stock…


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Economic Justice Environment

The failure of global summits on the environment

By on February 18, 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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Economic Justice

The fundamental rights of all human beings

By on February 16, 2020

There is no worse poverty, then the poverty that prevents people from earning their bread and deprives them of the dignity of work. “Something wrong” no longer relates only to the south of the world but also to the entire planet. To rethink solidarity no longer as simply assistance…


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Acceptance Compassion Economic Justice Faith Jesus

Society’s most neglected members

By on February 16, 2020

“Our faith in Christ, who became poor, and was always close to the poor and the outcast, is the basis of our concern for the integral development of society’s most neglected members.”
― Pope Francis, The Church of Mercy


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Economic Justice Environment

The cry of the earth and the cry of the poor

By on February 15, 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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Compassion Economic Justice

Lack of compassion in the news

By on February 6, 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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Economic Justice Forgiveness Humility Love Mercy Sin

Where we come from

By on February 1, 2020

“We need to remember and remind ourselves where we come from, what we are, our nothingness.”
― Pope Francis, The Name of God is Mercy


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Church Economic Justice Ecumenism Faith

Know the suffering Christ

By on January 27, 2020

Benedict XVI – “Our Christian faith in a God who became poor for us, so as to enrich us with his poverty.” This is why I want a church that is poor and for the poor. They have much to teach us. In their difficulties they know the suffering…


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Change Compassion Economic Justice People Renewal Repair Unity

The creation of a new mindset

By on January 23, 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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