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This week we present three great links relating to "making injustice visible. These aren't necessarily Catholic links, but they are certainly fellow-travelers along the road of justice and peace.
Injustice Studies an on-line academic journal offering reports and studies regarding injustice. The premier issue includes information on bride burning in India, genocide and criminology, turmoil among nations, street kids in Central America, lessons from Vietnam, and the use of force to suppress genocide.
Casa Alianza Covenant House of Latin America, direct access to issues involving the street children of Central America. Some very disturbing stories.
Injustice Line "a web site devoted to exposing and publicizing injustices". There are some things here that will make the hair stand up on the back of your head. Focus is on prison injustice and law enforcement injustice issues.
International Debt an Anglican Bishop from South Africa lays the facts on the line regarding debt cancellation and the rich countries at the Lambeth Conference, a world meeting of Anglican bishops.
Zenit Weekly Report, big news this week -- assassination of Bishop Gerardi in Guatemala, Sudanese famine, papal support for the new International Court, New Guinea tragedies, racist politics in Australia, and the use of aborted fetuses to pave streets in Germany.
A Week of Novenas for Justice and Peace
June 20 - August 21, 1998
Congress, Palestine, and Solidarity Vol. 1, No. 17, July 15-21, 1998
Papal statement on human rights, politics & poverty in Latin America, Y2k & Civil Society Volume 1, No. 16, July 8-14, 1998.
Grameen Bank, East Timor, Iraq Update Volume 1 No. 15, July 1-7, 1998.
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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