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    According to the Gospel, we must welcome the stranger. Catholic Social Teaching requires Catholics to care for and stand in soldiery with immigrants, both authorized and unauthorized, including unaccompanied immigrant children, refugees and asylum-seekers, those unnecessarily detained, and victims of human trafficking. The Catholic Updated Guide to Faithful Citizenship, emphasizes that people have the right to freely migrate. The Catholic Bishops of the United States and Mexico acknowledge globalization, or the interconnectedness and dependence between different countries because of technology and social media, as a factor for the acceptance and tolerance for migration (Catholic Updated Guide to Faithful Citizenship 40-41). There are also other…

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    Universal Basic income has direct impacts of several principles of Catholic Social Teaching and its potential to impact the social good. Intimate involvement with core values associated with the social good and individual responsibilities are prerequisite to understanding the impetus behind establishing a UBI. While further analysis is needed before it can be equated with increasing the common good of mankind, it does have several aspects that are aimed at improving the well-being of all,…

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    theology and Catholic Social Teaching are two very important aspects of Catholicism, and are the basis of which we should live each day. Catholic Social Teaching is rooted in the love of God. God loves us, sent down His only Son, and gave us the Holy Spirit; we are called to use this as a lesson and to love one another as brothers and sisters under God. Catholic Social Teaching is a guide that teaches us and reminds us how to do so. There are seven distinct themes in Catholic Social Teaching…

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    Catholic social teaching is important within the Catholic Church. To understand the social teaching, you must have knowledge of what morals are, and how to obtain them. “Catholic social teaching is a central and essential element of our faith. Its roots are in the Hebrew prophets who announced God's special love for the poor and called God's people to a covenant of love and justice. It is a teaching founded on the life and words of Jesus Christ”( usccb.org) Social teaching comes from the truth…

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    die each day from hunger alone. Controversy, there is an increasing accumulation of wealth and power, where about 500 of the world's billionaires have assets of 1.9 trillion dollars, a sum greater than the income of the poorest 170 countries in the world. As a result, thousands of people are trying to achieve and engage into social justice to help create…

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    as the prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief that one 's own race is superior, but it is any type of discrimination, small or large, that hurts a person of different race. 11. In the movie Elysium, the greatest injustice towards the people of earth is the loss of human needs, such as clean food and water, stable houses and the lack of healing equipment. The people on earth are forced to find ways to care for themselves while…

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    outside our doorstep, so we must treat them as our neighbour. The second of Jesus two great commandments “Love your neighbour as yourself” reinforces this need to love those who surround you and treat them as individuals like yourself. I have also realised that it is much easier to help out those in need than I first imagined. When thinking about volunteering, I always thought it was a long and difficult process however, I now know that it is actually really quite simple and that most…

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    life, governments have to stop allowing torture. The Catholic Church objects to the use of torture and thinks that it is never justified. The Church believes in the inherent good in everybody and that one must try to help troubled souls find the good in themselves through prayer and healing ("Seven Themes of Catholic Social Teaching") . The Church has taken this particular stance on torture because in their Catholic Social Teachings they promote themes that protect individual’s right to life. A…

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    Both the Seven Themes of Catholic Social Teachings (STOCST) and Michael Himes Video not only outlined the importance of human dignity, but also the challenge that it presents. From human values to right and responsibility as a society member. Human dignity is an important factor in the personal development of a human being. Homes presents Jesus as the only way to get each of these things. Dignity is a reflection of each of the things individuals do and the dignity challenges are constantly…

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    First, it is important that one erases all preconceptions from his mind. If one embarks on his service journey thinking it will be boring instead of humbling, then he will not have an enjoyable experience. Second, forming relationships with the students is imperative. When one arrives into a classroom, the students rejoice and want his attention. However, if one fails to form any relationships with the students, they will think that he does not want to be with them and they will feel…

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