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From the Africa region: Questions worth pondering

In many parts of the world starvation is an ever growing crisis.

Discuss the reasons and the consequences of the insufficient daily bread versus the over sufficiency enjoyed by a few.

Cheap labor is dehumanizing and unjust.

How can the church be advocates of fair labor practices to ensure the availability of daily bread?

How can the church be instrumental in assisting that the “jar of meal” and the “jug of oil” will be available on a daily basis to the most vulnerable and marginalized in our societies?

What do you think is the impact of not having sufficient daily bread on the spiritual life of the poor and of vulnerable people?

Discuss how the church can deal with this matter in a pastoral and diaconal manner.

Discuss “the poor always have enough to share.”


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