Third World Debt


The Heavy Burden of External Debt Selection from Pope John Paul II's 1998 World Day of Peace Message

Pope John Paul II Statement on Debt Relief

International Debt National Conference of Catholic Bishops website

Life, Debt & Jubilee A 1999 statement on poverty elimination and debt remission by the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England & Wales and the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Scotland

Debt: An Intolerable Burden A 1998 statement by the Catholic Bishops' Conference of New Zealand

Debt Campaign Courtesy of Tearfund, an evangelical Christian relief and development charity working in partnership to bring help and hope to communities in need around the world

Jubilee Provides up-to-date, accurate research, analyses, news and data on international debt and finance; and generating and airing new ideas and debates on debt and globalisation

Debt A CAFOD Fact Sheet.

Policy Papers: Debt From CAFOD

Third World Debt -- The Silent Killer By Christina Coburn of the Houston Catholic Worker

Sedos World Debt Working Group

Global Debt and Third World Development By Vincent Ferraro and Melissa Rosser. Pages 332-355 of the 1994 book, World Security: Challenges for a New Century

Solving Third World Debt By Carla Cole. Originally published in In Context #32, Summer 1992.

Third World Debt Relief Petition A project of The Church on the Hill in England to get one million signatures by the year 2000 for a debt-relief petition.

Poor Country Debt: A Never-Ending Story? March 1995 report from the Overseas Development Institute

The Halifax Initiative: Drop the Debt Background Information on Multilateral Debt. ESAF - No Solution to Multilateral Debt. Multilateral Debt Reduction - A Proposed Framework

Reduction of the International Debt From the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary

Debt and Aid Oxfam campaigns for increased aid and debt relief for developing countries as a means for them to help pay for health, education and other key services for poor people

Religious Congregations and the Debt Issue Text of a talk given by Michael T. Seigel, SVD at a SEDOS Conference in February 1998.

The Jubilee 2000 Campaign Ann Pettifor

Uganda Debt Network Press Release To: The African Heads of State and Government of: Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, And The OAU Secretary General.

European Network on Debt and Development

Articles and other resources on the third world debt From Alternative Information and Development Centre

The International Debt Crisis From the Office for Social Justice, Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

Towards Genoa: Continuing the Campaign for Debt Cancellation A paper by Michael T. Seigel, SVD

Cancellation of the African Debt Will Not Change Anything A paper by Aquiline Tarimo, SJ.

Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection The section on "The Debt Project" includes about half a dozen articles on the debt situation in Africa




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