before you begin your 'B' Work:
readings and articles contained in the links above
provide information that may be unfamiliar to you.
help you to evaluate America's role in these historical
events from the point of view of
Gospel Values and Catholic Social Teaching.
information may challenge you , make you
uncomfortable, upset, even angry. It
is not the 'official' version
events, but is from the 'other side' that is
rarely represented in the American press and mass media.
of view from the 'bottom': from the poor,
from church and human rights workers, from
and journalists who are courageous enough to both
dig for and disseminate their 'truth'.
truths are not absolute, but they provide a spiritual
and political challenge to us
Catholic Christian American Citizens:
Political challenge is how to determine
WHO to believe, what IS true, and IF
responsibility to ACT.
Spiritual challenge is: to open ourselves to
the possibility of 'Seeing The World With New Eyes':
to see the
world and these events through the eyes of the poor
where the Scriptures tell us we will find God.
ultimate spiritual challenge is: What do we
Do with this knowledge...?
You will be
taking a journey as you research your topic. You will
be going places you've never gone before.
mind the image presented to you below:
we find God?
The Works of Mercy
or The Works of War
How are we being called to
live as Catholic Christian American Citizens in our