It’s a sin not to be organised regarding justice for the poor

by | Apr 19, 2012 | Vincentian Family

In a hard-hitting  article titled “Easter Manifesto”,  John Falzon, CEO of the National Council of the St Vincent de Paul Society in Australia says – “The Easter motif of suffering and resurrection comes alive in the flesh and blood of all movements of social justice and social change, when people who have been treated as if they are nothing, proclaim by their collective dreaming that we are everything. This sense of power from below; power not as its own end but for the sake of creating a new society, was articulated poignantly by  {Oscar} Romero: “…a people disorganised becomes a mass that can be toyed with, but a people that organises itself and fights for its values and for justice is a people that demands respect.”  [Read More]

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