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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.
The next issue of the Justpeace Front Page will be posted in two weeks. I am going on vacation to visit family and friends in the Oklahoma City and Denver areas commencing Friday, August 7th, returning to Kansas City the 17th. Email sent to me will await my return and be answered then.
+Sollicitudo Rei Socialis a release from the Vatican Information Service, summarizing and discussing the importance of this social justice teaching document by John Paul II, promulgated in 1987. For the complete text, see the Document page inside this site.
+ Kansas City Catholic Workers 8 Day Fast against the Iraqi Embargo. More children have died in Iraq due to the embargo than were killed by atomic bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. A letter from Brother Louis and Susan Lee.
+Front Line News from Palestine housing demolitions (again).
+The Friday Fax from CAFRI news about an upcoming UN conference.
+ The rich get richer, the poor get sicker in the US link to a Reuters story served up by Infobeat.
+ Zenit Weekly Report, North and South Korea, Missionaries of Charity martyred, Humanae Vitae, Hunger in Kosovo, Human Rights, and much more.
+ A Week of Novenas for Justice and Peace
June 20 - August 21, 1998
+ Send Email to the Editor Robert Waldrop, Justpeace webservant. I would enjoy publishing your "Letter to the Editor" with future Justpeace Front Page issues.
+ Send email to James P. Wolfensohn,
chairman of the World Bank. Share your concern for his
immortal soul due to his willing, cruel, and wicked persecution of the poor. Read Robert
Waldrop's Letter. . . Pray for the conversion of James P. Wolfensohn
Solidarity publication in Britain, Archbishop Chaput's new letter, international court news Vol. 1, No. 18, July 22 - 28, 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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