Articles in Justice and Peace

The Cost of “Preferential Option for the Poor”

Forty years ago, four women gave their lives as part of their preferential option for the poor. Read their own words. It should take just about 40 seconds.

Les Miserables – Vincentian Influences and Reflections

Les Miserables strikes a chord in Vincentians when they hear… To love another person is to see the face of God. Victor Hugo admired Vincent de Paul. He based the character of the Bishop on Vincent de Paul.

Voting As a Sacred Act: Prayer and Reflections

Together, let us join in prayer each day for peaceful and just elections using this prayer and reflection.

Pope Francis’ Encyclical Read as a Puzzle

In a beautiful document on the call to human community, Pope Francis offers the “Good Samaritan” as a lens through which we can look at the many serious problems of a polarized and insensitive world.

Visions of Change 2012

A short clip of a 6 year old sharing her concept of a community she will have when she grows up, based on Gift Economy. Listen to her, it is her generation that will see the world operate this way, after all! (Click the picture to play)  It is from the children that...

Slavery Today! writes " About one million people, mostly women and girls are kidnapped each year to be later exploited as slaves. Religious from different congregations and nationalities have created the Talitha Kum network to fight against this. It's coordinated by...

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