The death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and subsequent rioting is creating national headlines. Of course the phenomenon of rioting is occurring all over the world. And it is not a new phenomenon. What might be a Vincentian view of rioting and protests?
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There will be a National day of fasting against hunger in Great Britain on Friday 4 April. Perhaps this is something other countries could emulate. Half a million people are going without adequate food in Britain. The End Hunger Fast initiative, which is being backed by Ekklesia and others, is inviting people across the country […]
New proposals in Great Britan seek to measure ‘faults’ of poor, rather than poverty The Methodist Church, Baptist Union of Great Britain and United Reformed Church are accusing the Government of continuing a trend of blaming the poor as new proposals to redefine poverty are announced. “These proposals risk further stigmatising the poor in the […]
The Vincentians In Partnership Newsletter reports that on July 16 friends of the Vincentian Family celebrated Justice Day by reflecting on the following themes: To present the theological argument as to why Vincentians should be political To explore the idea of systemic change & its implications for our service To increase the group’s knowledge of […]