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Confronting Global Poverty

January 7, 2014

January is Poverty Awareness Month. poverty awareness month

As a result, members of the Viatorian Community are joining with Catholic Rural Life, a national organization based in Des Moines, and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in promoting a deeper understanding of the Church’s social teaching in this time of global economic crisis.

“We are called to stand with the poor in this difficult moment,” the bishops said on their web site.U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

Catholic bishops have identified a series of messages on poverty and today’s economy, including:

* Nutrition and food security

* Fair wages and economic security

* Environmental justice

* immigration

To  learn more about about these messages, click here.