The Thomas Merton Center works to build a consciousness of values and to raise the moral questions involved in the issues of war, poverty, racism, classism, economic justice, human rights, and environmental justice. TMC engages people of diverse philosophies and faiths who find common ground in the nonviolent struggle to bring about a more peaceful and just world.
Catholic peacebuilding employs the theology, institutional relationships, and spiritual strength provided through the Catholic Church to bring greater justice and peace in the world. It involves both clergy and laity. As a Catholic network, CPN believes that authentic and effective peacebuilding involves dialogue and collaboration with those of other religious traditions and all those committed to building a more just and peaceful world.
The Catholic Worker Movement is grounded in a firm belief in the God-given dignity of every human person.
Today 227 Catholic Worker communities remain committed to nonviolence, voluntary poverty, prayer, and hospitality for the homeless, exiled, hungry, and foresaken. Catholic Workers continue to protest injustice, war, racism, and violence of all forms.
This tool allows you to find what constitutes a "living wage" or "poverty wage" for various family configurations in different states and counties. It also provides typical wages for various occupations in those regions.
Priests for Life refers to a very specific effort to galvanize the clergy to preach, teach, and mobilize their people more effectively in the effort to end abortion and euthanasia.Priests for Life represents a family of ministries that reach and enrich every aspect of the pro-life movement, for clergy and laity alike, in a wide variety of activities.
The Roundtable Association of Diocesan Social Action Directors is the national professional association for those who staff Catholic bishops on matters of justice and peace. Its mission is to provide professional support to members through education, formation, professional relationships, and management development. Associate membership is available to religious order peace and justice directors.