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Social Justice, Community and Culture: A Final Reflection

Two of the key characteristics of social justice are community and culture. Social justice and community As we saw earlier Roman Catholic scholars, Aquinas, Taparali, and Pope Leo IIIX understood that a woman or man does not stand alone; every … Continue reading

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Voodoo: An African Perspective on Haiti’s Poverty

Africa and Haiti share much in common. In both places, many people live on less than a dollar a day. Both have had massive foreign assistance, yet both remain impoverished. Corruption, disease, and poverty still dominate this island nation. These … Continue reading

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The Root of the Disaster in Haiti

On October 17, 1989, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck the Bay Area of Northern California. 63 people were killed. The earthquake that struck Haiti was also magnitude 7.0, but current estimates are that between 45,000 and 50,000 people have died. … Continue reading

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