Articles for social justice

Raising Awareness of the Sin of Racism

In an attempt to raise awareness of the sin of racism, the congregation of the Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul of New York have presented conferences, webinars, and other educational resources.

Black Catholics and Racial Injustice

As North American social justice advocates from various branches of the Vincentian Family we have continually addressed the situation of people disadvantaged by racial injustice.

When Did We See You…

The article and photo are by Sister Susan Smolinsky, a Sister of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, Halifax. She serves as a county jail chaplain in New York.

A Poverty of Empathy

For years now I have fully appreciated the thought behind celebrating Black History Month.  At least that was until I saw…

Frederic Ozanam and Social Justice

Frederic Ozanam and Social Justice

In an article that originally appeared on the website Justice Matters Ireland, Sr. Claire Sweeney, DC, writes: According to Ozanam, social justice demands that all Christians be a leaven in society. Writing to Lallier in November 1836, he says: “…if the question which...

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