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" Decisions must be judged in light of what they do for the poor, what they do to the poor, and what they enable the poor to do for themselves. "
Race, Gender, and Punishment: From Colonialism to the War on Terror - Page 222
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American Catholic Laity in a Changing Church

Religion - 1989 - 193 pages
...as "creation," "convenant," and "community" to develop a moral vision which says that all economic decisions "must be judged in light of what they do...what they enable the poor to do for themselves." The bishops use this vision to analyze four issues: employment, poverty, food and agriculture, and the...
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Catholicism, Liberalism, and Communitarianism: The Catholic Intellectual ...

Kenneth L. Grasso, Gerard V. Bradley, Robert P. Hunt - Religion - 1995 - 271 pages
...others, is the criterion against which all aspects of economic life must be measured." All economic decisions must be judged "in light of what they do...to the poor and what they enable the poor to do for themselves."23 The bishops draw upon the principle of subsidiarity when they speak of the "need for...
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A Life of One's Own: Individual Rights and the Welfare State

David Kelley - Philosophy - 1998 - 176 pages
...Teaching (Washington: United States Catholic Conference, 1986). "Decisions [about our economic future] must be judged in light of what they do for the poor,...enable the poor to do for themselves. The fundamental criterion for all economic decisions, policies, and institutions is this: they must be at the service...
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Toward a Global Civil Society

Michael Walzer - History - 1997 - 341 pages
...others, is the criterion against which all aspects of economic life must be measured." All economic decisions must be judged "in light of what they do...they enable the poor to do for themselves.'*' The Bishops draw upon the principle of subsidiarity, central to Catholic social teaching, when they speak...
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The Good Life: Where Morality and Spirituality Converge

Richard M. Gula - Religion - 1999 - 132 pages
...(1986), say that we ought to keep three concerns before us when making plans and distributing resources: "Decisions must be judged in light of what they do...and what they enable the poor to do for themselves" (n. 24). Questions such as these challenge us not to take for granted the way things are but to look...
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Choices at the Heart of Technology: A Christian Perspective

Ruth Conway - Religion - 1999 - 125 pages
...the first test of economic structures and systems in the United States must be what they do to and/br the poor, and what they enable the poor to do for themselves. The poor thus become the litmus test for justice (1987:74, 107). This approach was followed by Kim Yong...
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American Catholics: Gender, Generation, and Commitment

William V. D'Antonio - Religion - 2001 - 178 pages
...policies and calling for more economic justice. The prelates went on to declare that "all economic decisions must be judged in light of what they do...what they enable the poor to do for themselves." The letters were designed to stimulate debate in the public arena, and they did so. The national media...
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Facing Ethical Issues: Dimensions of Character, Choices & Community

Patrick T. McCormick, Russell B. Connors - Religion - 2002 - 381 pages
..."preferential option for the poor." As the US Catholic bishops note, all economic policies and decisions are to be judged "in light of what they do for the poor,...they do to the poor, and what they enable the poor to do^br themselves.""7 And these same bishops note in "Renewing the Earth" that "the option for the poor...
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Welcoming the Word in Year C: With Burning Hearts

Verna Holyhead - Religion - 2006 - 217 pages
...there is a finely balanced statement of what this means: Decisions (for the poor) must be judged in the light of what they do for the poor, what they do to...and what they enable the poor to do for themselves (Par. 24). Our option for the poor is to be preferential not exclusive, respectful not denigrating,...
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