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Francis – Extreme poverty as violation of human rights

CNA reported in 2009 - The Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, has called for an ethical response to solve the problem of social debt, saying that, not only do terrorism, repression and murder violate human rights, but also extreme poverty and...

Vincentian Family – Systemic Change

Sr. Carol Jean Willie has updated her effective presentation on Vincentian Family involvement in Systemic Change. This presentation goes beyond the keynote to the 150 people who gathered in Indianapolis to explore next steps in the Vincentian Family’s...

Systemic Change – Vincentian Family India

The Vincentian Family in India  will grapple with Systemic Change in a 3 day seminar featuring key members of the international Systemic CHange committee. Robert Maloney CM, Gene Smith SSVP, Pedro Opeka CM, James Claffey SSVP, Patricia deNava AIC, Norberto Carcellar...

“Big Questions” – Vincentian questions – DePaul University

"In Bangladesh, the camera crew slept on mats in huts, side-by-side with villagers who are using micro-lending to pull themselves out of abject poverty. In the county jail in Benton Harbor, Michigan, they were behind bars with the inmates — mothers whose lives, and...

What is your Lenten question?

Carolyn Woo, President & CEO Catholic Relief Services... "What are you giving up for Lent?" This is a question we ask each other as Ash Wednesday approaches. A slightly different question that I like to ask myself is, "What are you going to do during Lent?" She...

Breaking the homeless cycle

Breaking the homeless cycle

Depaul UK in the North East is delighted to have been awarded £38,000 for a new service which will enable it to help young homeless people move out of homelessness accommodation and into private tenancies. The funding is has been awarded to three projects in the North...

Ten steps toward systemic change

Ten steps toward systemic change

Sr. CJ Wille, SC has drafted a list of 10 steps towards systemic change. Which steps cause you the most difficulties? Vision Have a holistic vision that addresses both individual and social needs, as well as spiritual and physical needs. Clearly articulate your hopes...

“Homeless … but not helpless”

“Homeless … but not helpless”

A Place Like This! a powerful  90 second trailer "about a place where homeless never means helpless..." The St Vincent de Paul Society has teamed up with the prominent Australian agency George Patterson Y&R Sydney to produce a documentary offering a unique insight...

Breaking the homeless cycle

Showcasing systemic change

The CM Australia website reports that Changemakers Australia has launched a publication called Showcasing Change for a Better Future to encourage long term funding for social change. Changemakers Chair and philanthropist Jill Reichstein reflects on need for meaningful...

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