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Compassion Economic Justice

People are thrown aside as if they were trash

By on January 12, 2021

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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Compassion Economic Justice Fellowship Hope Humility Jesus Mercy Responsibility

Priority of life

By on January 12, 2021

“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

Lack of compassion in the news

By on January 11, 2021

“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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Society’s most neglected members

By on January 6, 2021

“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

The fundamental rights of all human beings

By on January 2, 2021

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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Economic Justice Environment Idolatry People

Money ruins society

By on December 28, 2020

“Time, my brothers and sisters, seems to be running out; we are not yet tearing one another apart, but we are tearing apart our common home. Today, the scientific community realizes what the poor have long told us: harm, perhaps irreversible harm, is being done to the ecosystem. The…


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Economic Justice Family Lifestyle Unity

World Youth day 2016 – An economy inspired by solidarity

By on December 26, 2020

God asks us to devise an economy inspired by solidarity.

~Pope Francis, World Youth day 2016


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Beliefs Economic Justice Idolatry Lifestyle

A desire for power or human glory at all cost

By on December 24, 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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Corruption is a sinful hardening of the heart

By on December 18, 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 December 4, 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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The world’s faith depends on #ChristianUnity; in fact, the Lord asked that we be one “so the world might believe” (Jn 17:21). The world will not believe because of our convincing arguments, but because we have borne witness to that love that unites us and draws us near. #Prayer