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Solidarity Will Transform the World: Stories of Hope from Catholic Relief Services Paperback – September 1, 2007
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This dignity is not brought out through government sponsored entitlement programs. In fact these programs don’t even take place in America, though there are indeed American versions. These stories take place on a world stage, India, Rwanda, Nicaragua, Zambia, Mexico; holding a broader view, beyond American life. Yet the solutions are brought in part by Americans through the programs of Catholic Relief Services. While the CRS is funded by the Catholic Church, the actors are not necessarily all Catholic. They don’t have to be this book is higher than Catholicism, it is about the restoration of the “Oneness” of mankind; story by story.
The stories told don’t fit the paradigm of the average American that has been programmed by public education and steeped in American television ‘sit-com’ that portray the ‘American Family’ in the American situation that is white washed of human suffering. After all who wants to be entertained by episodes of suffering? Is that even possible? The suffering is not what one sees on those commercials of flies on the swollen bellies of starving children in commercials during those ‘sit-coms’.Read more ›
The book was thoroughly researched, well written and increased my understanding of how people can succeed with the proper help and have hope in the future.
An excellent book!
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Life saving book. A young woman I know read this and just from the renewed sense of faith and hope that it gave her she chose life for her baby. True story.Published 16 months ago by Veronica S
I had to read this for a required course at my Jesuit college. I am not Catholic, but I really found the book to be very enlightening just the same. Read morePublished on December 22, 2012 by Issabella