External Links

Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities - Resources on Catholic Social Teaching and Current Issues

Caritas in Veritate - Encyclical of Benedict XVI

Catholic Legal Immigration Network - CLINIC is a Catholic corporation trying to change US laws regarding migration and illegal immigrants through publications and advocacy programs. (Immigration)

Catholic Relief Services – includes information on Public Policy, Education, Health and Microfinance initiatives

Center of Concern – exploring & analyzing global issues and social structures from the perspective of Catholic Social Teaching

Ecological Footprint (The Environment) 

Encyclical Letter Laudata Si' of the Holy Father Francis on care for our common home (The Environment)

Everyday Christianity: To Hunger and Thirst for Justice - A Pastoral Reflection on Lay Discipleship for Justice in a New Millennium

Ignacio Ellacuria, S.J. Commencement Address Santa Clara University 1982

Justice for Immigrants - The Catholic Campaign for Immigration Reform. (Immigration)

The Justice Jesuit Higher Education Web Site - Nationally significant speakers and events, syllabi, research and publications of interest, noteworthy practices, reflections, assessment instruments, Ignatian spirituality resources, and calls for papers and dialogues. (Immigration)

Kino Border Initiative - A binational organization that works in the area of migration and is located in Nogales, Arizona and Nogales, Sonora, Mexico (Immigration)

Rev. Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, S.J. "The Service of Faith and the Promotion of Justice in American Jesuit Higher Education"

Law Library of the Library of Congress - digital collection of congressional hearings on immigration and a good resource for tracing the development over time of immigration policy in the U.S. and on getting snapshots of American's sentiments about immigration over time. (Immigration)

Lay Discipleship for Justice in a New Millennium

The Love of Christ toward Migrants

National Coalition for the Homeless - Committed to creating the systemic and attitudinal changes necessary to prevent and end homelessness.

NETWORK - A national catholic social justice lobby

Oxfam International - Finding lasting solutions to poverty and injustice

PovertyUSA – features educational materials on poverty in the U.S., including the Poverty Tour, a multimedia presentation illustration the difficulty of living at the poverty line.

Rerum novarum (The Condition of Labor)

Teaching Tolerance