Monthly Archives: January 2012

“They asked only one thing, that we remember the poor.”

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It seems that many of our Christian churches are going through a fragmented experience as they confront many issues that at times seem to tear the churches apart. There are internal institutional problems as well as divisive social stances that … Continue reading

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The Christian principle of Distributive Justice: reflecting on the State of the Union’s call to create a fair tax plan

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In his 2012 State of the Union Address President Obama touched on a series of political issues. Considering the achievement (or lack thereof) of this congress and administration I cannot help but think that many of these initiatives will become … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Jr. and the Prophetic Church

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“The church must be reminded that it is not the master or the servant of the state, but rather the conscience of the state. It must be the guide and the critic of the state, and never its tool. If the church does … Continue reading

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The Art of Advocacy: Tools for being agents of social change

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January 1st ushers in the start of a new year and the hope for a better year. Within the Catholic tradition this date is dedicated as the World Day of Peace and every year the Pope offers his annual “World … Continue reading

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