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The Grasshopper Theory of Poverty and Change

A simple story that describes what it is like to be poor.

Jesus the Rude Guest

Popes Benedict and Francis call us to imitate God who reached out to us an invited all of us to sit at the table.

Poverty in New York City

Since September 2017, I’ve had the opportunity to intern for the Congregation of the Mission, Vincentian Family at the United Nations. My experiences thus far have given me an even greater understanding and appreciation for the field of advocacy that my organization...

Space: The Final Frontier! Or is Poverty?

Jesus said it well. “The poor you will always have with you.” Could we not speak of welcoming and caring for our poorer brothers and sisters as an everlasting frontier?

Writing and speaking about poverty

Writing and speaking about poverty

Two posts concerning writing and speaking about poverty caught my eye. So much depends upon where you stand. The first piece by well-known author Barbara Ehrenreich laments the fact that only the moderately well-to-do can afford to write about poverty. The second...

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