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Each week this page highlights aspects of the study, spirituality, and practice of the justice and peace teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. The previous Front Pages may be accessed at the bottom of this page. On June 11, 200 new links were added to just about every page accessed from the Home Index. To continue on to the main part of this site, and its 1500+ links, click on home index above.
Some African countries have a 25%
HIV infection rate; others are moving
in that direction. World wide deaths
last year are at 2 million, Glaxo-Wellcome's profits are doing fine.
AIDS in Africa.
From Father Labib Kobti, a priest of
the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem,
outlining the tragic history of the
Zionist invasion of Palestine. Click here
The Mexican bishops plan a trip to Chiapas to listen to the poor and hopefully set the stage for direct talks between the Zapatistas and the Mexican government. Details here.
A journey of prayer, beginning on the
Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of
Mary (June 20th) and ending on the vigil
of the Memorial of the Queenship of
Mary (August 21). Details/prayers.
Note: Site of the Week will return next week.
116 Just Actions and the effect of the New Jersey Welfare Cap, Volume I, No. XII, June 10-16, 1998.
Land Reform, African Trade, Welfare Watch Volume I, No. XI, June 3-9, 1998. Vatican documents, congressional acts, and a broad look at some aspects of what's happening with welfare.
Works of Justice and Peace, Vol. 1, No. X, May 27-June 2, 1998. A presentation by Justpeace webservant Robert Waldrop.
Distributism an economic philosophy of the early 20th century that was heavily influenced by Catholic social doctrine, links to G.K. Chesterton and Hilaire Belloc sources, a strong influence on the cooperative movement. Vol. 1, No. IX, May 19 - 26, 1998.
International Debt Crisis, the Pope has called for consideration of forgiveness of the debts of very poor countries in observance of the Christian Jubilee in the year 2000. Vol. 1, No. VIII, May 12-18, 1998)
Co-operative Enterprise free market alternatives to hard-core corporate capitalism. (Vol. 1. No. VII, May 4-11)
Microenterprise, "entry-level" free enterprise, discusses how poor people can help themselves by starting their own very small businesses. (VI)
Memorial to the victims of the Oklahoma City Bombing commemorates the third anniversary of the bombing of the Federal Building in Oklahoma City, April 19, 1995. (V)
Holy Week Home Page access to meditations and scripture for Holy Week (IV)
Lenten Meditations Page daily justice and peace meditations for Lent, based on the lectionary readings. Lent Entrance Page (III)
Just War and the Iraqi Escalation page of information and prayers relating to the on-going escalation of the situation in Iraq. Includes novena to Our Lady of Sorrows and Angelus in Time of War. (II)
Roe v. Wade Anniversary with a prayer to Mary for Life by Pope John Paul II. (I)
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