The Peace Pulpit: Shepherds lived a rough and difficult life. But they were the ones to receive the first message that the Son of God had entered into human history.
https://www.scribd.com/document/332795627/Who-Is-My-Neighbor-The-Face-of-Poverty-in-Washington-StateThe state's bishops based a pastoral letter, released Nov. 17, in large part on listening sessions held around the state with those who experienced poverty.
GSR Preview: Endemic poverty has made Haiti chronically hungry. Nearly two-thirds of Haitians live in poverty, and nearly a quarter of the country lives in extreme poverty.
Despite a 16-month campaign, Trump's concrete policy proposals still leave much to the imagination for those working in social justice ministries, but women religious share worries for the poor, immigrants and refugees, and women.
Take and Read: The synod document 'Justice in the World' described the world I had experienced but couldn't name – and it admitted the church’s own need for conversion.
With a heat index over 100 degrees, two busloads of a mostly 50-plus-year-old-crowd of Catholic peace activists attending the conference tried to help tidy up the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood.
There's been little talk on the presidential campaign trail about the 46.7 million Americans living in poverty.
NCR Today: The social teaching of the Catholic church was never intended to inform government programs but human consciences.
I'hon, a 70-year-old Ba Na ethnic woman, carried bunches of bananas to the Saint Paul de Chartres Sisters' convent in Kon Tum City to exchange them for rice.
The Field Hospital: Storefront mission in Philly hopes to "to remind the people of the neighborhood that the church has not forgotten them."