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Seeding Justice:  A New Value System for Food and Agriculture

Global Women's Project | Mon, Sep 16, 2013

Seeding Justice: A New Value System for Food and Agriculture

The current food price crisis clearly demonstrates this fundamental conflict. Industrial agribusiness corporations have reported record profits, while the number of those who are food insecure has surpassed one billion. , The extremes of wealth accumulation amidst deepening impoverishment make clear the need for re-structuring of the global economic system, starting with the replacement of the current industrial agricultural model with an agricultural system rooted in human needs and the global common good.

 

 

Twenty-Second Sunday of Ordinary Time

Engaging Faith | Fri, Aug 28, 2009

Twenty-Second Sunday of Ordinary Time

 

Twenty-second Sunday of Ordinary Time [b]

August 30, 2009

Readings

Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-8

James 1:17-18, 21b-22, 27

Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

Calendar

August 26: Women's Equality Day (commemorates the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote)

August 29: anniversary of Hurricane Katrina making landfall in Louisiana and Mississippi in 2005

September 7: Labor Day in the United States