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“Troublemaker” Catholics and the Good That They Did For The Church

Whenever someone says a different opinion or challenges a long held belief, that individual is often pegged as a troublemaker by the people around that person. Yet these individuals who are accused of being troublemakers are often doing a good … Continue reading

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Even More Christian Women for Social Justice

Here is a short list of some individual Christian women who have worked for social justice. Most of these Christian women, though not all, represent a more progressive, social activist type of Christianity. Like today’s Leadership Conference of Women Religious, … Continue reading

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Charles Dickens and His Influence on Social Activists

I’ve never read Charles Dickens. I was never assigned to read any of his books during high school or college. I’ve watched various Christmas Carol movies, but had not really watched any other versions of a Charles Dickens book. A … Continue reading

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CATHOLIC WORKER COMMUNITIES

SOME CATHOLIC WORKER COMMUNITIES Oakland Catholic Worker Dorothy Day House Berkeley Martin de Porres House of Hospitality San Francisco Los Angeles Catholic Worker Tenemos Catholic Worker San Francisco Gainesville Catholic Worker Des Moines Catholic Worker Charlottesville Catholic Worker Bread & … Continue reading

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The Work of the Catholic Worker

In the early 1930s, Peter Maurin and Dorothy Day conceived of a newspaper called the The Catholic Worker. Dorothy Day was a radical anarchist who was heavily involved in the leftist political movements of the 1910s and 1920s before she … Continue reading

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Groupthink and the Importance of Thinking For Yourself

It’s always difficult for an individual to go against a group of people. We all want to get along and be liked by people, so we often keep quiet about opinions when we’re with a group of friends or family … Continue reading

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