Articles for justice

Vincentian Prayer Images: Charity AND Justice

Vincent saw the bigger picture than just that presented by an immediate need!

Seeing Better and Systemic Change

In his wonderful new book Vincentian Meditations, Tom McKenna has a chapter on “seeing better.” He asks “what does standing under Vincent’s influence do to an individual?” And one response is that one can see better. That can mean many things but it might would...

Does charity choke justice? On the Limits of Charity (part 2)

David Hilfiker, a veteran of decades of direct service with the poor, raised questions 15 years ago in a 2001 article from The Other Side magazine exploring the tension between charity and justice. This is the second of a two-part reflection on his writings. Symptoms...

Does charity choke justice? On the Limits of Charity (part 1)

Does charity choke justice – Limits of Charity – David Hilfiker, a veteran of decades of direct service with the poor, raised questions 15 years ago that are still relevant today .

Interfaith Immigration Reform

Interfaith Immigration Reform

Interfaith Worker Justice and comprehensive immigration reform The goal: Reform America's broken immigration system The time to reform our broken immigration system is now. More than 11 million undocumented people are living in this country, including children raised...

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