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    COVID-19 in the Bronx and Youth Response to George Floyd

    On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about health and housing in the Bronx, and how the protests after George Floyd’s death has affected youth in New York. Professor Diana Hernandez, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Socio-medical Sciences at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. She – a sociologist by training – researches and examines the intersections between the built environment (housing and neighborhoods), and poverty and health. Dr. Hernandez shares with us how and why the COVID-19 outbreak here in New York has had a particularly devastating impact on poor communities of color like the South Bronx where she grew up. Eddie Silverio…

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    The Lord’s Prayer: Twelve Tips for The Lord’s Prayer, Phrase-by-Phrase – “But Deliver Us from Evil”

    10.        But Deliver Us From Evil Please keep me out of evil’s way: the every day personal ones Like acting mean and selfish, cheating, not helping a friend and a lot of other things. But, Father there’s more – I not only asking for me, but for all of us. And ‘‘all of us” together got some big devils stalking us that we need to be rid of: Violence, famine, inequality, abject poverty, so many “ism’s” Hey, big guy!  How about some deliverance from these? Hope I’m not being disrespectful, but… God, you gotta do a better job!

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    Tune in to JustLove This Week to Hear the Discussion on Today’s Income Inequality Crisis

    On this week’s show Monsignor Sullivan speaks with Sheldon Danziger, President of the Russell Sage Foundation about the 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty to discuss what has worked and what can be improved upon in America today. Also on the show is John Allen of the National Catholic Reporter to talk about Pope Francis and what his comments on inequality and poverty means for Catholics.  

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    Pope Francis Inspiring a Movement to Address Inequality – “Count Me In”

    Thanks that Pope Francis continues to give voice and draw attention to the unacceptable reality of inequality in the world – most recently in an address prepared for the World Economic Forum in Davos. Catholic Charities deals with this reality each day – neighbors unfed and under-fed; families dangerously housed or without housing; children neglected and inadequately educated; immigrants un-welcomed and refugees in fear and persecuted.  Providing Help, Creating Hope, Catholic Charities’ tagline, is also our mission laced with more than a tinge of obsession.  And so Catholic Charities provides help – day in and day out to non-Catholics and Catholics alike.  And we try to create hope for those…