“Philanthropy and mercy for the needy are not a mere matter of choice, but rather a necessity and indispensable obligation.” – Saint Athanasios The Church and Social Reform, The Policies of the Patriarch Athanasios of Constantinople, by John L. ... Read more about Saint Athanasios of Constantinople on Social Reform
How our Benevolence becomes Evangelistic Christ commanded with clarity and demonstrated with humility, that we should take part in “humanitarian” duties of caring for the downcast. He was completely adamant about getting involved with society, not ... Read more about Benevolence and Gospel
There are two things that immediately came to mind while reading the book On Social Justice, Saint Basil the Great. As the Forward states, Saint Basil seems like he is writing to our generation. His words are so easily applicable to our society it ... Read more about Saint Basil Book Review
In Matthew 25:31 -40, Christ says that He will judge us based on how we serve the poor and oppressed. In many other passages, Christ instructs us “not to store treasures on earth” but to store them in “heaven.” He says that “to whom much is given, ... Read more about On Who The Poor Really Are!