Poverty

Associated Press July 17, 2019
A priest in Kentucky handed out more than $20,000 on Monday to miners struggling to pay bills after the coal company they work for filed for bankruptcy protection.
The Trump administration is weighing a plan that uses a different definition of inflation to determine who lives in poverty and who does not.
David M. Knight July 05, 2019
Jesuit poverty should be as dramatically visible and shocking as the incarnation of Jesus.
John W. Miller June 25, 2019
‘Dignity’ is part a long tradition of writers who left their lives of comfort to study squalor and decline,
Gerard O’Connell May 31, 2019
The path to building an inclusive society is one where every person is seen as a brother or sister and “where the weak, the poor and the least are no longer seen as undesirables that keep the ‘machine’ from functioning,” the pope said on May 31, the first day of his visit to Romania.
Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, the papal almoner, visits the Hope and Peace Center for refugees near the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos May 8, 2019. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Gerard O’Connell May 13, 2019
By reconnecting the building to the power supply and breaking the seals that prevented the building from having power, the papal almoner broke the law. But he was unrepentant.