Roman Catholic

Hill Connections presents an introduction to the rich, evolving heritage of social justice documents in the Roman Catholic tradition. Key Themes of Catholic Social Teaching Dignity of Human Person The sacredness of all human life — regardless of gender, class, …

Other Religions

Other religions also emphasize, in varying degrees, social justice and action in their teachings, ministries, and directional statements. To encourage connections and finding common ground among faith traditions, links are provided as entry ways into this broad spectrum on justice. …

Interfaith Groups

Interfaith groups are finding common ground and direction in their efforts to build a just, sustainable world. Asian Conference on Religion and Peace: Yogyakarta Declaration Bread for the World: Our Mission Call to Renewal: Mission Christian Theologians and Leaders: A …

United Nations

United Nations’ declarations, conventions, and covenants — among the most well-known in the world — set social justice standards that nations strive to implement. Many have not been ratified by every U.N. member country. For example, the United States has …

Business-related and Initiatives

Business-related Within the business community, principles (codes of conduct) have been formulated to call corporations to just and sustainable business decisions, policies, and goals. At times, the desire to walk gently and justly on the earth comes from business leaders …

Social Justice Teachings, Documents, and more

Hill Connections presents a six-part introduction to the broad array — in religious, political, civic, and business realms — of social justice traditions, documents, principles, conventions, and codes of conduct that shape efforts towards a just, sustainable, and peaceful world. …

Social Justice Issues

Hill Connections offers ways of linking faith with action for social justice — to help build a just and peaceful world. Introductions to Social Justice Issues (with links to web sites for in-depth background material and analysis) are provided. When …

4-Step Social Analysis Process

How does one make an impact, locally and globally, in life-affirming and life-enhancing ways for these millions of children? One way is to engage in a 4-step social analysis process, that links faith with action, and then to follow where …