The Catholic Bishops of the Philippines have chosen Easter – the time at which Jesus’ body was resurrected – to encourage appropriate stewardship of health. They draw on the cardinal virtues to call for moderation, appropriate exercise and rest, the rejection of harmful substances and activities and unhealthy perspectives on the human body. The roles […]
How do you understand development? How can we ensure that the poor and the vulnerable benefit from development?
In this reflection for the end of Anti-Poverty Week, Sandie Cornish considers the concept of integral human development, the approach of CatholicCare Sydney, and the temptation to spiritualise poverty.
The Papua New Guinea Bishops have expressed concern about the nationalisation of the Ok Tedi mine and the possible wind up of the Sustainable Development Program associated with it. They say: “The Sustainable Development Program has supported hundreds of projects nationwide, partnering with organizations and communities to bring assistance where it is most needed, particularly […]