Pope Francis addressed the UN General Assembly on 25 September 2015. It was the fifth time that a Pope had addressed the United nations. The full text of his speech can be read here. Pope Francis congratulated the UN on its 70th anniversary, praised its work for peace and cooperation,… Read More »Pope Francis Addresses the UN General Assembly
Cardinal John Dew will launch a Poverty and Justice Bible campaign in Wellington on 13 September 2015 to coincide with the start of Social Justice Week. Over 350 people are expected to attend the event. CathNews New Zealand reports that the campaign, jointly developed by the Bible Society New Zealand… Read More »Poverty and Justice Bible for New Zealand
Are we afraid to touch and be touched by the poverty of others? How might we do more than giving from a distance?
How do you try to live the simplicity of the Gospel? Do poor people feel welcome in your faith community?
How do you understand development? How can we ensure that the poor and the vulnerable benefit from development?
What are the chief elements of poverty experienced in your community? How might they be overcome?