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A Modern Day Parable: The Cry of the Earth and the Cry of the Poor , by: Rhett Engelking

Creative Voice Rhett Engelking weaves together two stories that take place centuries apart. Two men, Ciero and Malchus, sit together in a small bar in the town of Belem, Brazil and share with each oth...more

What Have We Done for the Poor Ones? , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This artistic reflection is based on the song What Have We Done for the Poor Ones? written and performed by Lori True: http://bit.ly/21igPUC. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, a project of Cen...more

Civil and Political Rights in Tax Policy , by: RightingFinance

This resource is the third 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 prod...more

Pope Francis’s Message of Hope for Today’s Youth , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

World Youth Day will bring hundreds of thousands of young people to Krakow to hear Pope Francis; it is a time to revaluate our efforts to reach our youth with in-depth knowledge of Catholic social tea...more

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick: Voicing Our Shared Vision and Journey , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick was the Archbishop of Washington from 2000 to 2006 and has been outspoken on the topics of interreligious dialogue and the value and dignity of the poor and marginalized. C...more

Lumen Fidei (The Light of Faith): A Journey of Common Service , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

On July 29, 2013, Pope Francis released the encyclical Lumen Fidei (The Light of Faith). This prayer service invokes the sense of walking along a path as quotes from the encyclical are recited. Copyri...more

On the Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act (July 2) , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act, which was a momentous step towards social equality for African Americans and other racial minorities in the United States. Cop...more

Prayer for the Feast of St. Kateri Tekakwitha (July 14) , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

St. Kateri Tekakwitha is the first Native American saint and the patroness of ecology and the environment. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern. ...more

Nurturing International Friendships Calendar (July 2016) , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This daily calendar offers suggested reflections and actions to celebrate July 30th, the International Day of Friendship. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern. ...more

Toolbox: Youth

This collection of resources on children and young adults includes the following: Fact Sheet: Child Poverty in the United States Film Discussion Guide: Voces Inocentes (Innocent Voices) A Summer Praye...more

Film Discussion Guide: Zootopia , by: Anna Misleh

This film discussion guide offers a unique look at this popular animated film by connecting its themes to Catholic social tradition. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Co...more

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