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8th Day Center for Justice

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8th Day Center for Justice is a Roman Catholic non-profit organization based in Chicago, Illinois. [1]

22 relations: Catholic Church, Catholic social teaching, Chicago, Claretians, Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, Gender-neutral language, Homelessness, Human trafficking, Kathleen Desautels, Labor rights, LGBT rights by country or territory, Nonprofit organization, Nuclear disarmament, Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ, Priests of the Sacred Heart, September 11 attacks, Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Sisters of St. Joseph of the Third Order of St. Francis, Society of the Divine Word, United Nations, WLUW.

Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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Catholic social teaching

Catholic social teaching is the Catholic doctrines on matters of human dignity and common good in society.

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Chicago

Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.

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Claretians

The Claretians, a community of Roman Catholic priests and brothers, were founded by Anthony Mary Claret in 1849.

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Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration

The Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration (FSPA) is a Roman Catholic religious congregation for women whose motherhouse, St. Rose of Viterbo Convent, is in La Crosse, Wisconsin, in the Diocese of La Crosse.

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Gender-neutral language

Gender-neutral language or gender-inclusive language is language that avoids bias toward a particular sex or social gender.

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Homelessness

Homelessness is the circumstance when people are without a permanent dwelling, such as a house or apartment.

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Human trafficking

Human trafficking is the trade of humans for the purpose of forced labour, sexual slavery, or commercial sexual exploitation for the trafficker or others.

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Kathleen Desautels

Sister Kathleen Desautels, S.P., is a community organizer and social justice activist.

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Labor rights

Labor rights or workers' rights are a group of legal rights and claimed human rights having to do with labor relations between workers and their employers, usually obtained under labor and employment law.

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LGBT rights by country or territory

Laws affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people vary greatly by country or territory; everything from the legal recognition of same-sex marriage to the death penalty as punishment for same-sex romantic/sexual activity or identity.

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Nonprofit organization

A non-profit organization (NPO), also known as a non-business entity or non-profit institution, is dedicated to furthering a particular social cause or advocating for a shared point of view.

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Nuclear disarmament

Nuclear disarmament is the act of reducing or eliminating nuclear weapons.

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Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ

The Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ (Ancillae Domini Jesu Christi: ADJC; vulgo: Dernbacher Schwestern) is a female congregation of the Catholic Church.

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Priests of the Sacred Heart

The Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (also known as the Dehonians by the initials SCI or SCJ, which stands for Sacerdotum Cordis Jesu in Latin) constitute a Roman Catholic religious congregation of priests and brothers.

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September 11 attacks

The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.

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Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, known by their initials BVM, is a Roman Catholic religious institute founded in the United States by Mother Mary Frances Clarke.

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Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods are an apostolic congregation of Catholic women founded by Saint Theodora Guerin (known colloquially as Saint Mother Theodore) at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, in 1840.

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Sisters of St. Joseph of the Third Order of St. Francis

The Sisters of St.

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Society of the Divine Word

The Society of the Divine Word (Societas Verbi Divini, abbreviated SVD), popularly called Verbites or the Divine Word Missionaries, and sometimes the Steyler Missionaries, is a missionary religious congregation in the Latin Church, one of the 24 sui iuris churches which make up the Catholic Church.

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United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.

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WLUW

WLUW is a college radio station owned and operated by Loyola University Chicago, serving Chicago, Illinois and its northern suburbs.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8th_Day_Center_for_Justice

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