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Structural Poverty and Catholic Social Teaching

  Structural Poverty   by CAPP-USA   Structural poverty and Catholic social teaching What is Structural Poverty? Structural poverty is poverty caused by circumstances beyond one’s control…when people do not have the means to enable themselves to take a...
Structural Poverty and Catholic Social Teaching
All, Preferential Option for the Poor
Who are the Working Poor?
All, Preferential Option for the Poor
Visit any impoverished town or inner city and it will be clear that material lack is not the key problem.
Catholic social teaching being symbolized by people gathering in a marketplace at evening.
The Poorest Country in the World
All, Preferential Option for the Poor, Secularism
By material and economic standards the ten poorest countries are in Africa. Conversely, the ten richest countries are mostly in Europe. But this isn't the whole story.
What is Poverty?
All, Preferential Option for the Poor
Poverty is not just material. It is also moral and spiritual. Poverty is an affront to human dignity, and so the Church has always taught a preferential option for the poor.

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