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Compassion Economic Justice Jesus Love

Poverty as an ideology

By on June 2, 2021

“Let’s think of that moment when a woman washed the feet of Jesus with the nard, so expensive: it is a religious moment, a moment of gratitude, a moment of love. And he stands apart with bitter criticism: ‘But this could have been used for the poor!’ This…


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Change Compassion Economic Justice People Renewal Repair Unity

The creation of a new mindset

By on May 31, 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

Everything else that one owns belongs to the poor

By on May 30, 2021

“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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Economic Justice Environment

The failure of global summits on the environment

By on May 29, 2021

“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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Compassion Economic Justice

Sharing one’s wealth with the poor

By on May 29, 2021

“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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Economic Justice Growth Life People

A dignified life through work

By on May 7, 2021

“We were created with a vocation to work. The goal should not be that technological progress increasingly replace human work, for this would be detrimental to humanity. Work is a necessity, part of the meaning of life on this earth, a path to growth, human development and personal fulfillment….


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Beliefs Economic Justice Idolatry Lifestyle

A desire for power or human glory at all cost

By on May 7, 2021

“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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Acceptance Compassion Disability Economic Justice Environment People

Everything is connected

By on May 6, 2021

“When we fail to acknowledge as part of reality the worth of a poor person, a human embryo, a person with disabilities – to offer just a few examples – it becomes difficult to hear the cry of nature itself; everything is connected.”
― Pope Francis, On Care for Our Common…


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Economic Justice Trust

The excluded are still waiting for economic justice

By on May 1, 2021

“some people continue to defend trickle-down theories which assume that economic growth, encouraged by a free market, will inevitably succeed in bringing about greater justice and inclusiveness in the world. This opinion, which has never been confirmed by the facts, expresses a crude and naïve trust in the goodness…


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Economic Justice Forgiveness Humility Love Mercy Sin

Where we come from

By on April 30, 2021

“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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The seed of our good works can seem like a small thing, yet all that is good pertains to God, and thus it humbly, slowly bears fruit. Good always grows in a humble, hidden, often invisible way. #GospelOfTheDay