WORLD DAY OF THE POOR…

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It is heartening that Pope Francis has called us to greater responsibility for the issue of world poverty and it is much needed.  In trying to work out my response to this urgent call to a more just world I have been influenced in recent years by the philosophy of the Pacamama Alliance.  We are invited to think about the following question: “What role you can play in bringing forth an environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling, socially just human presence on this planet?”  In addition to taking action to work alongside those pushed into poverty by unjust systems I also need to ask myself what more I can do…It’s a question I need to ask myself and go on asking…

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