Citations with the tag: CHURCH work with the poor

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  • The religion of the incarnation.
    Belshaw, G.P. Mellick // Anglican Theological Review; Fall94, Vol. 76 Issue 4, p432 

    Argues that the incarnation is the theological ground for ministry with the poor. Humanity of Jesus Christ; Theology of the cross; Ministry with the powerless; Sacramental life; Theological connection between the incarnation and the social and intellectual environment.

  • Letter from the front line.
    Marty, Martin E. // Christian Century; 1/22/97, Vol. 114 Issue 3, p87 

    Comments on an article about the alleged complaints of some clergy in Maryland for being overburdened with social programs for the poor. Rejection of insinuations that the Maryland clergy excused themselves from doing more for welfare because many of the poor have no ties to the church; Efforts...

  • Lives converge at Church of the Street.
    Weaver, Judith // National Catholic Reporter; 1/17/97, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p2 

    Describes the migration of poor people to Phoenix, Arizona, during winter season. Taking advantage of shelters and soup kitchens sponsored by religious organizations; Focus on Andre House, a house of hospitality serving the needs of the homeless and the poor.

  • Catholics should hang out with poor people.
    Prejean, Helen // U.S. Catholic; Sep2002, Vol. 67 Issue 9, p28 

    Presents an article on whether Catholics should be in contact with poor people. Spiritual discipline of a Christian; Reasons Catholics do not have much contact with poor people.

  • Residents put their faith into action.
    Walsh, Erik // Malakoff News (TX); 2/ 1/2013, Vol. 104 Issue 5, p1 

    The article focuses on Faith in Action in Malakoff, Texas, which has grown to a countrywide ministry from a conviction by a Sunday school class to serve poor people.

  • Divine inspiration.
    Walsh, Erik // British Dental Journal; 6/28/2003, Vol. 194 Issue 12, p656 

    Reports that two churches have come together to bring dental care to those in need of treatment in Bulgaria. Information on services provided by two churches; Cost-effectiveness of the dental treatment provided to patients by churches.

  • Common land, poor relief and enclosure: The use of manorial resources in fulfilling parish....
    Birtles, Sara // Past & Present; Nov99, Vol. 165 Issue 1, p74 

    Focuses on the use of manorial resources in fulfilling parish obligations to the poor in Great Britain. Role of Enclosure Commissioners on the poor; Characterization of rural parish in pre-enclosure era; Relationship between manor and parish under the Elizabethan Poor Law; Manorial...

  • Proper and improper partiality and the preferential option for the poor.
    Pope, Stephen J. // Theological Studies; Jun93, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p242 

    Explains the proper and improper partiality in the preferential option for the poor. Argument that preferential option, properly understood, appeals to an expansion rather than contraction of love and wisdom; Form of partiality that is morally justified and required; Cognitive and moral...

  • The church's mandate for compassionate charity.
    Cooper, Mary Anderson // World & I; May95, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p410 

    Defends the mandate of Christian churches in the United States for compassionate charity. Goals of the public welfare system; Religious institutions as good partners of government at all levels due to their professional and volunteer services; Association of religion to volunteerism.

  • `Christian Roundtable' coalition asks governors for church-state partnership on welfare programs.
    Cooper, Mary Anderson // Church & State; Jan1998, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p3 

    Reports that the `Christian Roundtable,' a coalition of leaders from a variety of Christian religious groups and denominations in the United States, are urging state governors to expand the churches' role in publicly funded welfare programs. Details on the Christian Roundtable; Information on...

  • Thanksgiving contradictions.
    Raschka, Lydie // Christian Century; 11/18/2008, Vol. 125 Issue 23, p10 

    The article presents a personal narrative describing the author's attitudes and emotions while volunteering for a homeless ministry for the Thanksgiving holiday.

  • Churches beat city hall.
    Raschka, Lydie // Christian Century; 09/24/97, Vol. 114 Issue 26, p824 

    Reports on Richmond, Virginia city council's reversal of a city ordinance regulating the number of times a year churches can feed the poor. People's opinion regarding the issue; State delegate A. Donald McEachin's plan to introduce the Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act preventing...

  • Stand in solidarity.
    Cooper, Niall // Reform Magazine; Jun2016, p26 

    The author offers views on what it means to become a church for the poor.

  • What I discovered in Italy.
    Hosford, Robert // America; 9/16/1950, Vol. 83 Issue 24, p620 

    The author focuses on a section of postwar Italian life where people are living in poverty. He recalls his experience with the people living in a half-demolished Roman aqueduct in which he learned that such families live on a daily diet of potatoes and vegetables. He adds that a branch of the...

  • Sozialrechtliche Entwicklungstendenzen in der Seeschiffahrt der Freien Hansestadt Bremen.
    Rabstein, Klaus // Zeitschrift f�r Sozialreform; sep1972, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p543 

    The article discusses the evolution of social security for ocean-going mariners in the city of Bremen. The author traces back developments to the role of Carolingian church in providing aid to the poor in the Middle Ages, followed by provident occupation associations, including one geared to...

  • Word and World: A People's School.
    Myers, Ched // Clergy Journal; Sep2002, Vol. 78 Issue 9, p8 

    Discusses alternative theological education for Christians committed to the work of social justice and solidarity with the poor, which was the subject of an ecumenical gathering in Detroit of faith-based activists and theologians. Problems with current institutional expressions of theological...

  • Diocese leads rally for poor.
    Malcolm, Teresa // National Catholic Reporter; 02/06/98, Vol. 34 Issue 14, p10 

    Reports about a rally organized by the Eluru diocese in southern India to raise awareness on the poverty issue. Features of the rally; Comments and suggestions of Bishop John Mulagada on the issue; Brief background on the Eluru diocese.

  • Compassion that kills.
    Benjamin, Walter W. // World & I; May95, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p398 

    Discusses the need for mainline Christian churches in the United States to examine their definition of compassion and policies on charity. Dangers of imprudent charity; Creation of social pathology due to the provision of lifetime support to able-bodied persons; Need to stop the progressive...

  • The Good Shepherds.
    Benjamin, Walter W. // Time; 7/9/1951, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p43 

    The article reports on the establishment of the Brothers of the Good Shepherd, an order of the Roman Catholic Church in Albuquerque, New Mexico, as a result of the undying perseverance by Brother Matthias to help the poor. Brother Matthias' background in setting up refuge for the poor started...

  • In hard-hit Indiana, churches pull together.
    Lawton, Kim // Christian Century; 6/2/2009, Vol. 126 Issue 11, p14 

    The article reports on the church community work within Elkhart County, Indiana in 2009 in response to difficult economic conditions. Details are given noting the high unemployment rate of the region and the cooperative work of many church bodies to support their surrounding communities....

  • Christmas kettles.
    Jeffreys, Mary Ann // Christian History; 1990, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p37 

    Presents information on the Salvation Army's Christmas kettle institution. Aim of raising funds for the feeding of the poor at Christmas time; Introduction of the practice in December 1891 by Salvation Army Captain Joseph McFee in San Francisco, California; Results of the tradition.

  • Naked Before God.
    Hinchen, David // America; 10/1/1983, Vol. 149 Issue 9, p171 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of being involved in a ministry for the homeless people.

  • Missionary builds trust, aids sick children.
    Schulzetenberg, Sue // National Catholic Reporter; 12/21/2007, Vol. 44 Issue 8, p10 

    The article focuses on the effort of Bob McCahill, a Catholic missionary and his commitment to serve the oppressed area of the Muslim and Hindu community in Bangladesh. McCahill has been called the Mother Theresa of Maryknoll and it has given him an edge in reaching out particularly the ailing...

    Neuhaus, Richard John // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life; Aug/Sep1990, Issue 5, p71 

    Comments on the criticisms of Miriam Davidson on the book "Liberation Theology at the Crossroads: Democracy or Revolution?," by Paul Sigmund. Purpose of the book; Centrality of abortion in the criticism; Solution to poverty inherent in the criticism.

  • DOLLIE BENNETT: Haiti's Good Samaritan.
    Brown, Roxanne // Ebony; Nov1988, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p64 

    The article profiles African-American nurse Dollie Bennett of Detroit, Michigan. Bennett is on a church-work mission as a member of Bailey Temple Church of God to help provide medical care and relief to the inhabitants of the isolated and mountainous region of Haiti. The author says that the...

  • La opción por los pobres parece eclipsarse.
    Manuel Torres S., Juan // Theologica Xaveriana; 2007, Vol. 57 Issue 161, p107 

    In the context of the 5th General Conference of CELAM in Aparecida and starting from the document on Participation an analysis is made of a fundamental church option that has been present in the theology, the faith and the praxis of the Latin American Church: the option for the poor. Does this...

  • El Che Francis, the New Pope.
    Conde, Carlos D. // Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine; 11/18/2013, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p3 

    The article features Pope Francis, formerly Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Pope Francis was born in Buenos Aires to immigrant Italian parents. Pope Francis, coming from a Jesuit order, has largely been a priest of the people, more pragmatic and more charitable than...

  • "The Enemy of the Poor"?
    Conde, Carlos D. // America; 3/13/1915, Vol. 12 Issue 22, p538 

    The author comments on the statement of a criminal that he hated the Catholic Church because he believed it was the enemy of the poor. He thinks that of all charges against the Church, this is the most gratuitous of all. He declares that the cogent mark of the Catholic's place of worship is, in...

    Conde, Carlos D. // Presbyterians Today; Oct2011, Vol. 101 Issue 8, p14 

    The article offers news briefs related to Presbyterians including the assistance of Presbyterians on famine in Somalia and other Horn of Africa's regions, the collection of liturgical helps in Spanish, and the agreement signed by two Presbyterian groups on strengthening older adult ministries.

  • The Road to Emmaus.
    Garvey, John // Commonweal; 3/27/2009, Vol. 136 Issue 6, p6 

    The article offers information on Emmaus House, a community of formerly homeless people who serve the homeless in Harlem, New York City. Father David Kirk is the founder of the community in the 1960s. The Emmaus activities, which previously composed of demonstrating on behalf of the poor and...

  • Parish spreads good works with garden's bounty of vegetables.
    Shapiro, Mary // West County Journal; 5/8/2013, Vol. 49 Issue 19, pA1 

    The article discusses the Garden of Feeden, a community vegetable garden at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Maryland Heights, Missouri, started to help its food pantry and assistance program Hands and feed the poor; it also presents comments from church parishioner Charlie Milligan on the garden.

    Vellem, Vuyani S. // Hervormde Teologiese Studies; 2010, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p1 

    The 'Protest' and 'Confessing' Models in the streams of Black Theology of liberation provide a creative link between the Prophetic Theology in the Kairos document (KD) and the Black Theology of liberation. Launched in a distinct moment of history - an 'opportune moment' - the KD propagated the...

  • A Model For Developing A United Methodist Mission Church For The Poor And Homeless Born Out of Wesleyan/Methodist Ethos and Theology.
    HOUFF, D. Michael // Theological Research Exchange Network (TREN): Theses & Dissertat; 2002, p1 

    A contextual method was used to study how a United Methodist district developed and implemented a vision of ministry to the poor and homeless by establishing Rising Hope United Methodist Mission Church in Alexandria, Virginia. Seven persons who helped start and continue this church for the poor...

  • Good News for the Poor.
    Limón, José E.; McIntosh, Kenneth // People of Faith & Vision: The Latino Religious Experience; 2005, p90 

    This article provides information on Latino Churches' service to the poor. Latino Churches, be they Catholic, Pentecostal, or another denomination, provide an extraordinary number of practical services to the people of their communities. In some cases, they operate on a large and well-organized...

  • UCC agency scrutinizes Congress's voting record.
    Limón, José E.; McIntosh, Kenneth // Christian Century; 5/1/96, Vol. 113 Issue 15, p477 

    Reports on the release of the voting record of members of the United States Congress on issues related to the needs of the poor and government for the common good. Analysis conducted by the United Church of Christ's Office for Church in Society; Attack on governmental programs that serve poor...

  • Leaving Jesus: A Theology of Friendship and Autonomy.
    Limón, José E.; McIntosh, Kenneth // Gay Theology Without Apology; 1993, p91 

    Chapter 6 of the book "Gay Theology Without Apology," is presented. It discusses the role and importance of the church in the society of the Christians. It states that the people organize, march, demonstrate, resist, stand for the poor and protest in the same way as the Christian deity Jesus...

  • Their Hairdresser Knows.
    Albrizio, Connie // America; 1/17/2005, Vol. 192 Issue 2, p18 

    The article presents the personal story of a woman who opened a hair salon in Connecticut and serviced the Sisters of Saint Joseph. It was not easy convincing the Sisters of Saint Joseph, who had recently moved into a house opposite Saint Gabriel's Elementary School, to visit the salon; but...

    Albrizio, Connie // America; 4/24/1937, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p50 

    The article offers world news briefs related to the Catholic community. According to a report, the Catholic Charities of New York spent during 1936 for relief of the poor has totaled $1,174,000. The truckling of the Vatican to Fascist Italy is constantly reaffirmed from press and platform. The...

  • It Takes a Whole Village To…Do Just About Everything! Embracing a Preferential Option for the Poor.
    Lumas, Eva Marie // New Theology Review; May2011, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p72 

    The article focuses on the call of the church to develop a preferential option for the poor by participating in ongoing activity of God in human history through entering into right relationships with all other persons and all of creation. It notes that missionary parish can pray, work, and live...

  • Medical Mission Opportunity!
    Lumas, Eva Marie // Dakota Nurse Connection; Spring2010, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p24 

    The article offers information on the medical missions by the Community of Churches in Missions (CCM). It states that the mission has been into community service and serving people in need. It highlights the work of the mission in Bethlehem, where it provided medical supplies. It is catering to...

  • N.Y. bishop seek aid for poor.
    Lefevere, Patricia; Malcolm, Teresa // National Catholic Reporter; 02/06/98, Vol. 34 Issue 14, p9 

    Reports about a New York State Roman Catholic bishop's call for state legislators to consider the poor when they apportion the benefits of the 1998-99 fiscal improvement. Plans in addressing issues in Medicaid program enrollment; Comments and suggestions of Bishop Howard Hubbard on the issue.

  • Caritas na pograniczu kulturowym.
    BIAŁOŃ, ADAM // Krakowskie Pismo Kresowe; 2012, Vol. 4, p125 

    From the very beginning, the development of the forms of organized charity in the Roman Catholic and Greek Catholic Churches revealed a clear disproportion in its scale and dynamics. Massive Polonization of Ruthenian elites caused the Orthodox Church first and then the Greek Catholic one to...

  • Helping neighbors.
    BIAŁOŃ, ADAM // Catholic East Texas; 4/3/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p12 

    The article reports on a medical mission by the St. Thomas Aquinas Church of College Statioin, Texas to Tamahu, Guatemala in 2009. The team treated more than 2,500 patients across the mountainous region in five days. Among the missionaries were seminarian Jorge Sanchez and Father William J....

  • Missionaries Ask American Catholics to Support Their Efforts to Help Haiti's Poor.
    BIAŁOŃ, ADAM // National Catholic Reporter; 11/14/2003, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p9 

    Reports on the effort of the Catholic missionaries to help the poor in Haiti. Solicitations to the American Catholics to support the efforts of helping the underprivileged; Difficulties encountered by the missionaries in dealing with local voodoo priests; Provision of a stable means of...

  • The Pope's Progress.
    BIAŁOŃ, ADAM // America; 9/30/2013, Vol. 209 Issue 8, p5 

    The author discusses the achievements of Pope Francis in the first six months of his papacy. The joy he takes in his ministry and the energy with which he has taken up his role is described. The message he sends about the fleeting nature of material possessions by riding in a modest car and...

  • Liberation theology pioneer reflects on troubles.
    McELWEE, JOSHUA J. // National Catholic Reporter; 3/14/2014, Vol. 50 Issue 11, p15 

    The article focuses on the invitation by Cardinal Gerhard Müller, the leader of the Vatican City's doctrinal office, for Dominican Father Gustavo Gutiérrez, the theologian who founded the liberation theology movement, to speak at the book launch of Müller's "Poor for the Poor: The...

  • Another War on Poverty.
    Murphy, Denis // America; 1/7/2002, Vol. 186 Issue 1, p17 

    Contends that no group in the Philippines, except perhaps the church, can work alongside the poor effectively. Uneven division of wealth and power in the country; Views of sociologist John Carroll, S.J., who suggests the need for a workers' party; Hope of the author that organizing resources...

  • Poor and unwanted.
    Frykholm, Amy // Christian Century; 6/12/2013, Vol. 130 Issue 12, p10 

    An interview is presented with the sociologist Susan Crawford Sullivan, discussing her work studying poor women and their religious lives in the United States. Questions addressed include discussion of common attitudes held by poor women that they would be unwelcome in churches, the ways in...

  • The Frontier of Service.
    Frykholm, Amy // America; 7/4/1964, Vol. 111 Issue 1, p14 

    The author exhorts the youth, specifically the graduates of the Georgetown University, to take responsibility for the poor. He emphasizes the need for more people to follow the example of Saint Ignatius and Xavier in sacrificing to serve for the glory of God which include volunteering to help...

  • Of Many Things.
    Anderson, George M. // America; 3/13/2006, Vol. 194 Issue 9, p2 

    Presents some highlights of a conversation which the author had with Bernard Lestienne, a French Jesuit who works in Brazil at the Instituto Brasileiro de Desenvolvimento, about the stark contrast in Brazil between poverty and wealth. Estimated number of people in Brazil who are poor; Attempts...

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