Blessed are the poor

9 03 2009

Sarah Broscombe, a participant in the Fé’namazônia Pre-Forum and World Social Forum (WSF) in Belém do Pará, wrote an article for the Thinking Faith’s Lenten Series about her reflection on poverty, not only the material one, from a Christian point of view. Her reflection is nourished by the experience lived at the Pre-Forum and the WSF.

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One response

7 04 2009
Fr. Benjamin J. Urmston, S.J., PhD

Did the World Social Forum discuss a democratic world federation? Seems to me the war system, the concentration of wealth, power, and information is at the root of the financial, environmental, and security mess we’re in. How can we talk around the fringes and not go to the heart of things?

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