Chico Mendes was a Brazilian rubber tapper, trade union leader, environmentalist, and martyr. This film highlights Mendes’s work to end the destruction of the Amazonian rain forest and to organize t...more
In this resource, Fr. Fred Kammer looks at the values of Church teaching that offer us a perspective on workers and unions.
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The life of Peter Maurin, co-founder of the Catholic Worker movement, is prayerfully told through this prayer service.
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This prayer recalls that Jesus was a laborer along side his father Joseph, and he knows the strain of all those who work and seek just labor practices.
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We pray for miners, who collect resources for society that they never benefit from, that we might raise our voices with theirs to stand up for miners rights.
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In the film DREAM ON, political comedian John Fugelsang retraces the journey of Alexis de Tocqueville, whose study of our young country in 1831 came to define America as a place where anyone could cli...more
On January 11, 1912, textile workers in Lawrence, Massachusetts, cried out “Give us bread, but give us roses, too!” This reflection summarizes the events that occurred in 1912, provides connection...more
This bulletin insert highlights the connection between Catholic Social Thought and issues related to hunger. The simple steps of learn, pray, and act can be followed individually or within a community...more
Take a global tour of today’s workers: http://bit.ly/1ObPpbw.
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In this resource, Fr. Fred Kammer, S.J. looks at the Church's teaching on just wages for workers, a concept grounded in human dignity and other basic values of Catholic Social Teaching.
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