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Social Justice and Peacemaking

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Reference Sources

Encyclopedias, Handbooks, Dictionaries


Catholic Social Teaching - This site offers links that provide documents, reading lists, key themes, quotes, and a section for Teachers. From the Office for Social Justice Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

Catholic Social Thought: Social and Economic Justice - Links to various websites from Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame, Indiana. Includes pastoral letters, encyclicals, and other biblical teachings.

Catholic Worker Movement - This organization has a "firm belief in the God-given dignity of every human person." Archives of writing, bibliographies, and links to the community.

Catholics for a Free Choice

Catholics United for Life - Provides a perspective on the ProLife movement.

Center of Concern - This Center is "committed to creating a world where all economic structures and policies guarantee the dignity and the basic right...of the human family." Find focus areas in human rights, racism, and much more.

Ethics & Moral Values - From the Virtual Religion Index at Rutgers, this page offers a directory of annotated Web resources with such headings as: Moral Theory, Criminal and Social Justice, Life and Death Issues, Sex and Gender Issues, and Welfare and Environment. Sites chosen are not necessarily Catholic in viewpoint.

Ethics - Links to issues in Environment, Medicine, Public Policy, and links to Electronic Journals. From GTU.

Healing Religion - Dr. Gary Pence, Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary faculty member, invites the reader to an understanding of Christianity as "a healthy faith that conveys and expresses life in all its fullness." Excellent links to Christian perspectives on peace, evil, sin, science, mental health, sexuality, tolerance in a post-modern world.

Priests for Life - Addresses abortion, euthanasia. Provides resources for the ProLife movement with news, articles, and audio clips.

Religion-Online - Select specific options under "Social Issues" and "Ethics." All lead to scholarly full-texts of such issues as: abortion, terrorism, homosexuality, war and peace, and much more.

School of the Americas Watch - "Graduates of the SOA have been responsible for some of the worst human rights abuses in Latin America." This site looks at this school, and with vigils and protests, seeks to close it down forever.

Social Development and World Peace - Documents, legislative news, action alerts, and related links--a great resource. From the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.