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Author Laboa, Juan Mara.

Title Caritas : the illustrated history of Christian charity / Juan María Laboa.

Imprint New York ; Mahwah, NJ : Paulist Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  241.4 L122C    Check Shelf
Description 239 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents The Love of the Father -- The Parables of Jesus -- The Miracles of Jesus -- The Compassion and Mercy of Jesus -- The Diaconate -- Martyrdom: a Symbol of Love -- Christianity in Rome During the Decline of the Empire -- The Church and Charity Under Julian the Apostate -- The Fathers of the Church and Social Justice -- Cooperation Among Churches -- The Oratories of Divine Love -- Itinerant Missionaries -- Evangelization Is Love -- Temptations against Charity -- Monasticism -- Where There Is Suffering, Mary Shines -- Saint Martin of Tours and Other Saints -- The Works of Mercy -- Francis of Assisi -- The Mendicants -- Pilgrims and Hostels -- Hospital Associations -- Lose Your Freedom, Free Your Neighbor -- Helping the Sick -- Teaching the Poor -- Teaching the Ignorant -- Christ in the Prisons -- The Signs of the Times -- Nineteenth-Century Religious Foundations: Responses to Poverty -- The Catholic Worker Movement -- Saints Ahead of Their Times -- The Mystery of Christ in the Poor -- Hélder Câmara and Óscar Arnulfo Romero -- The Worker Priests -- Willingness to Listen -- Silent Companions: Charles De Foucauld's Little Brothers and Sisters of Jesus -- Mother Teresa and the Missionaries of Charity -- Emmaus and Post-World War II Communities -- Caritas Internationalis -- Jesus and Pain -- Pope Francis: "But You Are Not to Be Like That."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Charity.
Love -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
ISBN 0809106108
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