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Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

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. To continue on to the main part of this site, and its 1500+ links, click on home index above. This week there is lots to talk about.

NOTE: The web server of this site experienced a hardware meltdown commencing Thursday evening, September 3; this site returned to the web on Tuesday, September 9th. This issue of the Front Page will remain the current issue until Sept. 14th.

Labor Day: Not a picnic for everyone, annual statement from Most Reverend William Skylstad, Bishop of Spokane.

AFRICANEWS Four important sites are located here; the Africanews monthly feature and news service of African journalists, from Nairobi, the Documentation et Informations Africaines site (the only Catholic news service in Africa, founded in 1957), the Sudan Catholic Information Office of the Sudanese Catholic bishops (most recent Monthly Report was August 15th), and Wajibu, a quarterly journal about keeping African traditions alive and adapting them to new circumstances.

Nine Days for Life, a novena to Our Lady of Sorrows, from the Archdiocese of Boston home page, daily meditations and biblical readings, prayers, on behalf of the cause of life. September 7 through 15, a national journey of intercessory prayer.

Everyday Peacemakers ABC-TV will distribute this Catholic Communication Campaign documentary to ABC-TV affiliates on Sunday, September 27, at 12:30 pm, ET.

Sharing Catholic Social Teaching, Challenges and Reflections from the US Catholic Bishops.

Multinational Monitor Globalization in Crisis, analysis and commentary about the role of corporations in the modern world. Speculation, Foreign Capital Dependence, and the Collapse of the Southeast Asian Economies

Roots of the Catholic Worker Movement saints and philosophers who influenced Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin page at the site of Casa Juan Diego Catholic Worker House in Houston, Texas.

A LAMENT for the SUMMER of 1998, a view from Oakley Street by Robert Waldrop.

+ CINJUST is a cyberspace discussion group devoted to Catholic justice and peace issues, moderated by Robert Waldrop, Justpeace web servant. To subscribe, click on the link and follow the instructions. Offered through the facilities of the Catholic Information Network. A message archive is available at the CIN site. Catholic Information Network

+ Send email to James Wolfensohn, chairman of the World Bank. Share your concern for his immortal soul due to his bank's cruel and wicked persecution of the poor. Read Robert Waldrop's Letter. . . Pray for the conversion of James D. Wolfensohn

+ Send Email to the Editor. I would enjoy publishing your "Letter to the Editor" with future Justpeace Front Page issues.

A Lament Concerning the Foreign Policy of the United States of America, August 20, 1998

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Previous Justpeace Front Pages

More response to US military misadventures, Global Policy site, Industrial Areas Foundation, Vol. 1, No. 22, August 26 - September 1, 1998.

UN Third World Youth Forum, a Lament about the foreign policy of the US, Vol. 1, No. 21

Edition of August 5 - 18, Vol. 1, No. 20, Sollicitudo Rei Socialis, Kansas City Catholic Worker Fast, Friday Fax from CAFRI.

Injustice great new links about an important subject in Catholic social justice, Vol. 1, No. 19, July 29 - August 4, 1998

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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