The Common Good

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Share Your Strength

In what ways do you find community and healing from our consumer culture's profoundly screwed-up body images, supersized portion size, and meals in front of the TV? Sojourners wants to know!
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'Once Again' in Darfur

Here we are again, and again, and again. It is not a new message or a new concern. People have been suffering, starving, raped, beaten and killed year in and year out.
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Obama Speaks on Immigration Reform

Many people claim the economic crisis and fixing immigration are incompatible issues or competing priorities.
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Lent Devotional: The Triumphal Entry and the Poor People's Campaign Mule Train

During this Lenten season The Poverty Initiative is inviting you to join us as we reflect on the last week in the life of Jesus and the last year of
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Impeach the Pope?

So there was a fascinating editorial in The Washington Post yesterday by
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Colombian Pastor Still Missing, Family Threatened

I first heard of Idia and her missing husband, Pastor William Reyes
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God's Garden: Church-based Community Agriculture

Meet Stephen Bartlett, an urban gardener and educator in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Liberian Deportation Threat One More Reason for Immigration Reform

The clock is ticking for thousands of Liberian immigrants as the month of March draws to a close.
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