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  • To build bridges between the rich and the poor, and establish advocacy links... (GC 35, # 3.28)

  • South Asian Conference Social Coordinators 2012

  • Let us be protectors of creation, protectors of God's plan inscribed in nature (Pope Francis, 2013)

  • 'Friends of the Lord' means 'Friends with the poor'(GC 34, # 2.9)

  • Move beyond doubts and indifference to take responsibility for our home, the Earth (GC 35, # 3.31)

  • To respond today to pressing needs of our complex and fragile world, many hands are surely needed (GC 35, # 6.30)

  • To discover new horizons and to reach new social, cultural and religious frontiers... (GC 35, # 1.6)

  • Asia Pacific Conference Social Apostolate gathering 2013

  • Love of God which does not issue in justice for others is a farce (Pedro Arrupe SJ, 1973)

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Non-traditional exports

José Fco Yuraszeck Krebs SJ (CHL)

 

These days it's quite likely that many of our clothes are made in various parts of the world, far from where we live. Have a look at the label of the shirt you are wearing: it surely reads Made in China, or Vietnam, or Bangladesh, even if you bought it in a shop which has been in your country for years and in times gone by made clothes in its own workshop. The same can be said for almost everything we use on a daily basis. I am from Chile, and in recent times I have been overjoyed to discover in a number of places the existence of a non-traditional export: the figure of Father Hurtado, Saint Alberto Hurtado.

 

On the 18th of August I was fortunate to celebrate his memory at another an...
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