Homelessness

"Any person or family that, without any direct fault on his or her part, does not have suitable housing is the victim of an injustice."

Pontifical Commission Justice and Peace




The Pastoral Care of the Homeless By the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People in People on the Move, August 2007

What Have You Done to Your Homeless Brother? 1987 document by the Pontifical Commission for Justice and Peace

Homelessness: A Renewal of Commitment 1990 statement by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America



Still Homeless By Peter McVerry SJ in Working Notes of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice, 2011

Homelessness and 2012: More Questions Than Answers? By Alison Gelder in Thinking Faith: The Online Journal of the English Jesuits, January 2010

'It Is Not a Duty to Help Christ, It Is a Privilege' By Danny Daly in Thinking Faith: The Online Journal of the English Jesuits, January 2010

Neighborhood Ethics: Christianity, Urbanism, and Homelessness By Willis Jenkins in Anglican Theological Review, Fall 2009

Society of St. Vincent de Paul By Roger Playwin, National Executive Director, in People on the Move, December 2008

“Lord, When Did We See You?” (Mt 25:44): Introduction on the Theme and Programme By Archbishop Agostino Marchetto, Secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrant and Itinerant People, in People on the Move, December 2008

Jesuits and the Homeless, Companions on Life's Journey By William E. Creed, S.J. in Studies in the Spirituality of Jesuits, Winter 2007

Homes not Hostels: Rethinking Homeless Policy Working Notes from the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice, May 2007

Final Document of the the Third International Meeting on the Pastoral Care of the Street Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People, at Palazzo San Calisto, Vatican City, November 2007

The Pastoral Care of Street Children By the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People in People on the Move, August 2007

The Pastoral Care of Street Women By the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People in People on the Move, August 2007

Affordable Housing The theme of the Spring 2005 issue of In All Things, including "A Place to Call Home" by Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, "The Fundamental Building Blocks of a Housing Crisis" by Sheila Crowley, "Balancing Housing and Community Needs" by Conrad Egan, "Housing and the Federal Budget" by Martha Coven, "The Human Cost of Homelessness" by Emily Schmitt and Nan Roman, "The State of Indian Housing: Welcome to Developing World, U.S.A." by Jane Demarines, "Section 8: A Program that Works" by Barbara Sard, "Creating Communities of Opportunity" by Phil Nyden, "Farmworker Housing" by Mary Baudoin, "A Crisis Creates a Common Cause" by Rev. Mark Hallinan, S.J., "Making the Rent" by Lynn Hansen, "New Voices for Housing: PICO National Network Is Creating Housing Across the United States" by Gordon Whiteman, "Mercy Housing: A Community Success" by Sr. Lillian Murphy, RSM

Aspects of Catholic Social Teaching on Housing By Cathy Mulloy of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice, June 2005

Street Children in the Light of John Paul II's Recent Teachings about Children By Cardinal Stephen Fumio Hamao, President of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrant and Itinerant People, in People on the Move, August 2005

The Pastoral Care of Welcome for Street Children By Archbishop Agostino Marchetto, Secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrant and Itinerant People, in People on the Move, August 2005

First International Meeting for the Pastoral Care of  Street Children: Final Document Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of the Migrants and Itinerant People, October 2004

Homelesness By Peter Marin, 1998

Homelessness/Housing Articles from the magazine Salt of the Earth



Habitat for Humanity Habitat for Humanity International is a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. HFHI seeks to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action



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