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Addressing Poverty Must Be a Moral Imperative

"Nearly 1 in 5 Americans is now officially classified as poor. This fact naturally raises a question: Where are the religious leaders whose scriptures tell [...]

“Nearly 1 in 5 Americans is now officially classified as poor. This fact naturally raises a question: Where are the religious leaders whose scriptures tell them that caring for their 60 million impoverished neighbors is their central moral duty?…

For Catholics, poverty, inequality and government policies that take from the many to benefit the rich are under discussion because of Pope Francis, who last July said, “Poverty is at the center of the gospel.””

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Publication Date: 31/07/2015
Source: The New York Times
Author: Gretchen Morgenson
Publication Date: 05/03/2011
Source: The New York Times
Author: Michael Powell and Gretchen Morgenson
Publication Date: 24/04/2015
Source: Al Jazeera
Author: David Cay Johnston