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The right to adequate shelter

By Leela Ramdeen, Chair, CCSJ & Director, CREDI

“Lack of housing is a grave problem in many parts of the world, both in rural areas and in large cities, since state budgets usually cover only a small portion of the demand. Not only the poor, but many other members of society as well, find it difficult to own a home. Having a home has much to do with a sense of personal dignity and the growth of families’” (152, Laudato Si’)

Today, October 4, the Feast Day of St Francis of Assisi, is the final day dedicated to the Season of Creation. The theme is: Jubilee for the Earth.

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