Social justice

Social Justice

"A passion for justice, a desire for peace, a concern for creation are essential to the living out of the Gospel. They are not optional extras but a way of life. Work for Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation differs from charitable action in that it questions and confronts the causes of injustice as well as treating the victims of injustice."     (Columban Mission "Vocation for Justice")

We must start by asking ourselves how we can meet the challenge issued by Christ when he responded to those asking "When did we see you hungry, thirsty, a stranger, naked, sick or in prison?