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To: bamabound

But is “social justice” really something that can be “obtained”? You may be able to get legal justice in a court of law, but “social justice” is like “fairness.” If it has any existence at all it’s an ideal that you may approach but not attain — or just a slogan.


24 posted on 03/14/2013 9:56:07 AM PDT by x
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“In Catholic thought, social justice is not merely a secular or humanitarian matter. Social justice is a reflection of God’s essential respect and concern for each person and an effort to protect the essential human freedom necessary for each person to achieve his or her destiny as a child of God.” U.S. Bishops. To Do the Work of Justice (1978) 8.
http://www.shc.edu/theolibrary/resources/handbook_social.htm

It’s not about fairness rather Holy Scripture. Take for example the social justice on the right to life ...it’s a basic and inalienable right yet it’s being violated by abortion, euthanasia...


27 posted on 03/14/2013 10:22:33 AM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,)
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