Poverty
"The needs of the poor take priority over the desires of the rich."

Pope John Paul II, Toronto, Canada, 1984



Quotes About Poverty From Pope Francis

Fighting Poverty to Build Peace Pope Benedict XVI

Preference for the poor and the promotion of justice Pope John Paul II

A Jubilee on Poverty Cardinal Roger Etchegaray

A Place At The Table US Bishops

The Struggle Against Poverty: A Sign of Hope for Our World Episcopal Commission for Social Affairs, Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

Make Justice Your Aim Alabama Bishops on Poverty in Alabama

Poverty in the Church Latin American Bishops, Medellin

The Elimination of Poverty: It Can Be Done and We Want It Done Bishops of Quebec

Poverty as a Spiritual Challenge: Do Catholics know the Face of the Poor? Bishop Ricardo Ramírez of Las Cruces, New Mexico

Our Covenant with the Poor St Mary of the Angels Catholic Church, Worthing, England




Being Poor in Spirit as Human Liberation George Tissera

In search of the preferential option for 'the other' in Origen and Augustine Damien Casey

Blessed Are the Poor Sarah Broscombe

Christ is Present in the Poor: An Often Forgotten Look at the Diaconal Services and Offices Udo Schmalzle

Blessed are the poor Sarah Broscombe

Poverty, Dignity, Economic Development, and the Catholic Church Jennifer Dirmeyer

On Poverty with Christ Poor Philip Endean

The Challenge to Live Simply Christine Allen

Taking Sides with the Poor. An Experience of Insertion Communities in Madurai Province Michaelraj Lourdu Ratinam SJ

The Poor as Christ's Sacrament: The Sermon of Paul VI in San José de Mosquera (1968) Bernard Bleyer

Poverty, Riches and Christian Discipleship Anne Hunt

The Dignity of the Poor and Almsgiving in St. John Chrysostom Emmanuel Clapsis, page 10

Theology in Public Reason and Legal Discourse: A Case for the Preferential Option for the Poor Russell Powell

The Preferential Option for the Poor: An Opportunity and a Challenge for Environmental Decision-Making Lucia A. Silecchia

The Poor of the Planet and the Planet of the Poor: Ecological Ethics and Economic Liberation John Hart

The Necessity of Economics: The Preferential Option for the Poor, Markets, and Environmental Law Andrew P. Morriss

Defining poverty as distinctively human H.P.P. Lotter

Poverty and Inequality Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice

The Rich, the Poor and the Honour of God Joseph Nguyen Cong Doan SJ

Meeting the Poor: What Exposure-Programs Can Bring Karl Osner

Climate Change and World-wide Poverty Johannes Muller SJ

"Not Separate from the Poor": An Interview with the Chief Executive of Misereor, Josef Sayer Alexander Foitzik

"An Ethical, not a Political Problem": A Discussion on Poor and Rich with the Social Scientist Werner Schonig Alexander Foitzik

Harmonizing Plural Societies:  The Case of Lasallians, Families, Schools — and the Poor Patrick Mckinley Brennan

Intellectual Property and the Preferential Option for the Poor Thomas C. Berg

Poverty and Mission Fernando Domingues, MCCJ

Following Christ in Poverty Tony Herbert, SJ

“Poor” Coverage: The Preferential Option for the Poor and Access to Health Care Susan J. Stabile

World Poverty – Franciscan Reflections

Offering Alternatives to Enable Institutions to Work for the Poor Anna Marie A. Karaos

The Struggle against Poverty: Slogan or Alibi? Max Kupelesa Ilunga SJ

Subsidiarity and the Use of Faith-Based Organizations in the Fight Against Poverty Susan J. Stabile

Option For the Poor is an Option For Justice; it is Not Preferential - A New Theological-Systematic Framework for the Option for the Poor Jose Maria Vigil, C.M.F.

Stats and Stones: Vinnies' report from the trenches on the poverty wars John Falzon

Below the Poor Are the Marginalised Jaime Garralda, SJ

Christian Obligations: "The Poor You Will Always Have with You" John Bolt

The Problem on Poverty in the Concept of the Just Society Fernando Ponce, SJ

The Place of the Poor in the Church José María Castillo, SJ

Missio Dei and the Project of Jesus: The Poor and the "Other" as Mediators of the Kingdom of God and Protagonists of the Churches Paulo Suess

The Significance of Subsidiarity and Solidarity on Justice to the "Poor": Challenging Structural Adjustment Policies and Strategies in Tanzania Linus Mbajo, C.s.s.p.

The Poor as a Person: Roots of the Roads Against Poverty Pedro Pallares

Seven Principles for Catholic Law Schools Serious About a Preferential Option for the Poor William Quigley

Does inequality matter? Christopher Jencks

Sustainable Development: Past Hopes and Present Realizations among the World’s Poor Partha Sarathi Dasgupta

Globalisation, Religion and Poverty – Focus on Asia Stan D'Souza, pp. 129-149

The rich are the real poor Fr. Renato Kizito Sesana

Poverty: Church joins in game of musical chairs Sewe K'Ahenda

The Moral Dimensions of Poverty, Entitlements, and Theft Walter E. Block

A Liberation from Poverty In the Context of Redemption Monika Hellwig

Must The Poor Always Be With Us? Tom Giblin, SJ

Poverty March 1999 issue of the New Internationalist

Structural Poverty - The Structures of Sin J.B. Banawiratma S.J. & J. Müller S.J.

Poverty and "Preferential Option for the Poor" J.B. Banawiratma S.J. & J. Müller S.J.

Poverty as Economic and Ecological Problems J.B. Banawiratma S.J. & J. Müller S.J.

The Culture of Poverty and the Life of Faith J.B. Banawiratma S.J. & J. Müller S.J.

The Poor Are My Teachers Isauro Covilli, OFM

Fighting poverty in Jesus' name...and with taxpayer funds? Roy Maynard

Do Poor Children Deserve Perfect Teeth? Bill Toner, SJ

Ethics of Relief vs Job Creation Programs as a Means of Poverty Alleviation Ben Sprunger

The Poverty Trap: What Can Be Done? Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice in Ireland

Sowing Hope for the World's Poorest Jo Marie Griesgraber

Poverty and Solidarity Felipe Zegarra

Letters to My Brothers and Sisters Donald J. Goergen, OP

Two Notions of Poverty in the Paali Canon Mavis Fenn

What Remains of the Option for the Poor? José María Vigil

No Amnesty for Sorrow: The Privilege of the Poor in Christian Social Ethics William O'Neill

Ressentiment and the Preferential Option for the Poor Patrick H. Byrne

Poverty in the Wasteland: The Preferential Option for the Poor Robert V. Andelson and James M. Dawsey

Reflections on Service to the Poor James Cormack, CM

Poverty in the Laws of the Ancient Near East and of the Bible Norbert Lohfink

Good News to the Poor Mary Ann Fatula, O.P.

Poverty in the US Bishops' 1986 Pastoral Letter "Economic Justice for All"
Gerald Darring
Called to be Powerless? Ted Kennedy

The Tension between Poverty and Possessions in the Gospel of Luke John Sheila Galligan

Blessed are the Poor Jean Vanier

To Be Poor as Jesus Was Poor Aloysius Pieris

The Poor Have the Gospel Preached to Them Paul Scanlon, O.P.

The Faith of the Poor Joan Toohig

The Poverty of the Gospel Community James Walsh

Christian Poverty William H. Maguy

The Mystery of the Poor Dorothy Day

The Necessity for Giving Greater Attention to the Moral Condition of the Poor Benedict Elder, page 313

Who is the Rich Man That Shall Be Saved? Clement of Alexandria




Friendship with the Poor Community of Sant'Egidio

Poverty Information Sheet Brotherhood of St. Lawrence in Australia

Ethics Updates: Literature on Poverty and Welfare

The Symbiosis Between Poverty and Globalization: A Need for a Critique from Political Ethics Dr. I. John Mohan Razu, Ph.D.

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