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Tuesday, December 1, 2009 - 11:59am
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What: Reflections on Populorum Progressio: Are we meeting the challenges outlined in the Encyclical of Pope Paul VI on the Development of Peoples-Populorum Progressio, March 1967

"Today it is most important for people to understand and appreciate that the social question ties all men together, in every part of the world. John XXIII stated this clearly, (6) and Vatican II confirmed it in its Pastoral Constitution on The Church in the World of Today. (7) The seriousness and urgency of these teachings must be recognized without delay.

The hungry nations of the world cry out to the peoples blessed with abundance. And the Church, cut to the quick by this cry, asks each and every man to hear his brother's plea and answer it lovingly." From Populorum Progressio, Pope Paul VI, given at Rome, at St. Peter's, on the feast of the Resurrection, March 26, 1967, in the fourth year of Our pontificate.

Who: The Most Reverend Stephen E. Blaire, Bishop, Diocese of Stockton

When: Tuesday, December 1, at 3 p.m.

Where: Soda Activity Center, Saint Mary's College of California, 1928 St. Mary's Rd., Moraga

Sponsored by: The John F. Henning Institute and the John S. Cummins Institute.

Contact: Ted Tsukahara, Jr., Professor of Economics and Director, Intergal Program, at ttsukaha@stmarys-ca.edu

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