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The grace and peace of God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ be with you.

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.

Happy Canada Day to our Canadian visitors!

And happy Fourth of July to our United States visitors!

May these days of celebration remind of us the principles of justice and solidarity which are fundamental to free societies.

The Zenit News Agency (a Latin American Catholic news sources located in Rome) this week published an exclusive interview with Muhammad Yunus, founder of the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, a world pioneer in microcredit lending to the poor.

East Timor has been under attack by Indonesia for many years. The predominately Catholic country has suffered much from its annexation to its larger and more powerful neighbor. Changes in Indonesia may bring hope. Access to East Timor

News from Voices in the Wildnerness, a group in opposition to the US embargo of Iraq. Fast for Life July 25 - August 13, with special call for actions August 6-9.

The Week in Review extracts from the weekly report electronically published by the Zenit News Agency in Rome. Portugal, Guinea-Bissau, Jubilee amnesty for prisoners?. Lots of good and interesting news.

A Week of Novenas for Justice and Peace

June 20 - August 21, 1998

Previous Justpeace Front Pages

AIDS in Africa, Palestine, a Week of Novenas for Justice and Peace, Volume I No. 14, June 24-30, 1998

Just Cinema, New International Court, and China Abortion Policy, Volume I. No. XIII, June 17-23, 1998.

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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