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October 2011

Solidarity

‘”Just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the┬ábody, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ.” (1 Cor.12:12) “I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me.” (Gal. 3:20) THEOLOGY: We are one human family, […]

The Dignity of Work&the Rights of Workers

The laborers deserve their wages.” (I Timothy 519) TENET OF SOCIAL JUSTICE: Work is more than a way to make a living. It is a form of continuing participation in God’s creation. The dignity of work must be protected by respecting the basic rights of workers: to productive work, to decent and fair wages, to […]

The Fundamental Option for the Poor

“As often as you have done it to the least of these my people, you have done it to me.” (Mt. 25:40) TENET OF SOCIALJUSTICE: The moral test of a society is how it treats its most vulnerable and voiceless members: the poor and marginalized. All have a claim on our conscience and generosity. We […]