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
Is your faith other worldly? Does it draw you away from or more deeply into engagement with the world? Pope Francis was speaking to families during his visit to Manila. How might faith encourage depth in your family life, work, and action for a more just society? Do you consider… Read More »Faith Deepens Engagement
Bishop Bill Wright, Bishop of Maitland-Newcastle Diocese in Australia, reminds us that the call to be Easter people is a call to live justly. What does it mean to you to try to live as Jesus did? How can we, like Jesus, be people of “integrity who will not bow… Read More »Easter Encouragement to Live Justly
How do you see the relationship between charity & justice? Where do you feel called to move beyond justice to forgiveness and love?
I’m pleased to be joining up with the Wollongong Diocese Justice, Ecology and Peace Council to present a workshop on Catholic Social Teaching. We will be following an Ignatian methodology (just like Pope Francis), exploring local issues and nurturing a spirituality of justice.
How do the Scriptures call you to live justly? Scripture provides a vision of a just society, as well as some specific moral teachings like the Ten Commandments, the Golden Rule and the Beatitudes. We can also draw on the person and example of Jesus, the stories of Biblical characters,… Read More »The Call to Justice in Scripture