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Nonviolence and Just Peace: Contributing to the Catholic Understanding of and Commitment to Nonviolence , by: Judy Coode

Creative Voice Judy Coode, freelance writer and former Pax Christi USA National Council Chair, shares a reflection on the conference “Nonviolence and Just Peace: Contributing to the Catholic Underst...more

The Gift of Creation , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U. and Anna Misleh

This artistic reflection uses quotes from the U.S. Bishops’ statement Global Climate Change: A Plea for Dialogue, Prudence, and the Common Good. To view this resource, click here: http://bit.ly/1smm...more

Maximum Available Resources, Non-retrogression and Minimum Essential Levels in Tax Policy , by: RightingFinance

This resource is the second advocacy tool in a four-part toolkit prepared by RightingFinance to assist education and dissemination of standards on tax policy and human rights contained in a report pro...more

Gardeners of the Earth: Caring for Our Common Home , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

To celebrate World Environment Day on June 5, this litany lifts up 16 “gardeners of the earth,” both those who have gone before us and those in our midst, who recognize the sacredness of the natur...more

Anne Frank: A Symbol of Hope , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This litany uses quotes from the diary of Anne Frank, a young Holocaust victim who was sent to a concentration camp where she died in March 1945. Copyright © 2016 Education for Justice, a project of ...more

Refugees: Our World’s Homeless

This updated resource affirms the dignity of all those who are forced to leave their homes and includes reflection questions, a prayer, and steps to put your faith in action. Copyright © 2016 Educati...more

International Day in Support of Torture Victims and Survivors , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This solemn litany remembers all those who are involved in the heinous act of torture, from the individuals who engage in torture to those who are victims and survivors. Copyright © 2016 Education fo...more

CST and Canaries in the Coal Mine , by: Fred Kammer, S.J.

Fr. Fred Kammer revisits Pope Francis's recent encyclical to focus on the connection between the environment and those in poverty in this resource, which has reflection questions, a prayer, and action...more

Fr. Daniel Berrigan, S.J.: A Prophet of Peace and a Poet of Justice

In this reflection, we celebrate the life of Daniel Berrigan, S.J., poet and prophet, who committed his life to justice and peace. May Fr. Berrigan's prophetic spirit continue to burn brightly an...more

Medgar Evers , by: Anna Misleh

United States Civil Rights hero Medgar Evers was martyred for his involvement with the fight to end segregation in the South. This reflection includes a brief bio and reflection questions to guide dis...more

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

The abuse of the elderly is a social injustice that is not often taken seriously or seen as a real problem. This two page reflection summarizes the issue of elder abuse and offers a prayer to respect ...more

Prayer for Our Youth , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

This prayer can be used to celebrate World Youth Day and the many gifts that younger generations bring to the world. Copyright © 2016 Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern. ...more

Muslim Prayer for Peace

This interfaith prayer asks God, or Allah, to bring peace and create unity among all nations. Copyright © 2016 Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern. ...more

Caring for Our Common Home Calendar (June 2016) , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

To celebrate World Environment Day on June 5, this creative calendar includes suggested reflections and actions for each day during the month of June. Copyright © 2016 Education for Justice, a projec...more

Quiz: Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons

This short true/false quiz on refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) has been revised with updated statistics. Copyright © 2004-2016, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Conc...more

Film Discussion Guide: Voces Inocentes (Innocent Voices) , by: Anna Misleh

This striking movie tells the true story of a young boy in El Salvador who, during the country’s civil war, must choose between joining the military or the rebels. A synopsis, connections to CST the...more

Toolbox: Refugees

This collection of resources on refugees includes the following: Film Discussion Guide: Sentenced Home Quiz: Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons Litany for Refugees: Our World’s Homeless  ...more