“The Poor You Always Have With You …” – So We Don’t Have to Do Anything About Poverty?

A blog post addressing the oft-quoted statement from St. John's Gospel about the ongoing presence of the poor in our midst. This quote is often used by defenders of the status quo to imply that nothing more needs to be done to alleviate the suffering of the poor. In fact, the statement meant exactly the opposite when Jesus spoke it and as understood by the Christian community. For more, see the post.

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