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This essay describes the socio-political conditions and major prophetic voices of the Northern Kingdom, also called the Kingdom of Israel, during the eighth century BCE prior to its fall to Assyria in 721 BCE.
In October, 2011, the Pontifical Council on Justice and Peace applied Catholic social teaching [CST] to global financial systems.
African American men have long been targets of vilification, given efforts to malign and defame them. As people of faith, we must reject such biased notions, for all are made in the image of God.
During the Salvadoran civil war, these Jesuits sacrificed their lives for denouncing the injustices committed by the oligarchy and for defending innocent Salvadorans subjected to great violence. They are Ignatian role models of a faith that seeks global justice.
Voices from around the world have expressed great appreciation and directed many words of praise for the latest encyclical released by Pope Francis. Whatever your religious affiliation, you may be interested in the profound messages regarding social justice that the pope proposes in this document. Allow me to offer seven insights that may assist your understanding of Fratelli Tutti, published in early October 2020.
Father Peter sat down with Christian Sculptor Tim Schmalz to talk about his work and how he practices faith through sculpting.