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Catholics Confront Global Poverty calls on Catholics to defend the life and dignity of people living in poverty throughout the world.
New Justice, Peace & Human Development Blog!
To Go Forth confronts the issues of the day with the insights of Catholic social teaching, human stories and the perspective of the bishops of the United States. Join the dialogue on Twitter @togoforth.
Catholic Social Ministry Gathering 2015
To Go Forth: Encountering Christ is the Heart of the World. Registration is now open for the USCCB's annual gathering on faith and public life, to take place in February 2015.
"The Church cannot and must not remain on the sidelines in the fight for justice."
- Pope Benedict XVIThe Department of Justice, Peace & Human Development (JPHD) promotes awareness of Catholic social teaching and opportunities to live the Baptismal call to love God and neighbor.
Efforts include the anti-poverty mission of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, as well as advocacy in support of poor and vulnerable persons and communities, in the U.S. and abroad.
JPHD invites the participation of all who desire to live the Gospel in solidarity with neighbors across the street and around the world.
JPHD's work is guided by the Committees on International Justice and Peace, Domestic Justice and Human Development and the Subcommittee on the Catholic Campaign for Human Development.
Read Archbishop Wenski's Reflection on Climate Change and Environmental Stewardship.
Catholic Campaign for Human Development
Since 2013, CCHD has invested nearly $2.5 million to support environmental justice. Learn how CCHD is helping communities support environmental justice.
News Release: Bishop Cantú welcomes the release of Alan Gross and changes to U.S. policy toward Cuba.
Bishop Oscar Cantú has written the Special Envoy for Guantanamo Closure regarding the expedited transfer of cleared detainees.
Torture, An Intrinsic Evil
Read Bishop Cantú's statement on the release of the Senate report on the CIA's interrogation practices.
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