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Poverty and hunger, war and peace, lack of human rights and dignity: These current problems existed in Saint Augustine's time as well.
Augustine, when preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ and when writing pastoral communications as well as theological reflections, often considers these societal problems. His ancient wisdom can still guide us today in moving toward solutions.
We offer a small sampling of Augustine's thought on issues of justice and peace:
Preferential Option for the Poor
Procuring Peace by Peace
Toward a World Without Hunger
Our Daily Bread?