Dorothy Day And Archbishop Oscar Romero Essay

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In this paper, I want to argue how, Dorothy Day and Archbishop Oscar Romero are examples of living a just life by solving social poverty problems in our society. The Catholic Tradition defines justice as acting toward the good, the true, and the beautiful. Dorothy Day began the movement of The Catholic Worker which was a newspaper to inform people on social justice and Archbishop Oscar Romero was an outspoken defender of the poor. Humans are made in God’s image and likeness so human life is sacred. In our society today, human life is under attack and a big problem is homelessness. Dorothy Day and Archbishop Oscar Romero are two great examples for people to follow in the struggle to help the poor. According to Plato, the source of all justice is God and justice is doing the right thing or doing the just thing. By doing the right thing humans are following what God intended. Aristotle defines justice as a virtue of action and concerned with community. So if justice is doing the right thing through an action we are working towards the good, the true, and the beautiful. According to the National Alliance, there are 633,782 people in America experiencing homelessness every night. Of that number 22.1% are children 13% are veterans and 42.6% are disabled.1 Homelessness is such a huge problem with our world today every person has a fundamental right to help out. Helping the homeless is the just thing to do and by doing this we are acting toward the good, the true, and the…

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