By John P. Hogan
This available and stirring booklet invitations us to stroll with those that serve and people who are served in confronting the day-by-day fact of poverty. The paintings highlights six exemplary tasks funded by means of the Catholic crusade for Human improvement (CCHD).
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4. Discuss the meaning of solidarity between the poor and non-poor. Can you think of any current examples? 5. Discuss each step with your group. Why is this method described in a circle? 6. Discuss your understanding of CCHD and its approach to helping poor people become empowered. How has your parish or diocese been involved with CCHD? 16 Credible Signs of Christ Alive OPTIONAL FURTHER STUDY Catholic Campaign for Human Development, Empowerment and Hope: 25 Years of Turning Lives Around (Washington, DC:USCCB, 1986, being revised).
ACTIVITIES AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS The Delmarva Poultry Justice Alliance has succeeded in making the injustices of the poultry industry known to a wide audience through coverage by CBS‘ Sixty Minutes, Iowa Public Television, and The New York Times. Accomplishments include: With the support of the Public Justice Center, filed and won a lawsuit on behalf of Perdue catchers in 1998. The federal judge called Perdue ”unfair and negligent” in its treatment of workers. Perdue catchers voted for union representation.
Ulrich, Tom, Parish Social Ministry: Strategies for Success (Notre Dame, IN: Ave Maria Press, 2001). USCC, In All Things Charity: A Pastoral Challenge for the New Millennium (Washington, DC: USCC, 1999). S. Catholic Bishops (Washington, DC: USCC, 1998). Windley-Daoust, Jerry, et al, Living Justice and Peace: Catholic Social Teaching in Practice (Winona, MN: St. Mary’s Press, 2001). Grace Over Chicken: The Delrnarva Poultry Justice Alliance Pocomoke City, Maryland SETTING: THE REAL COST OF DINNER T he American promise of a “chicken in every pot” takes on new meaning today.
Credible Signs of Christ Alive: Case Studies from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development by John P. Hogan