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      Poverty bites on black Americans

      The United Nations special reporter on poverty visited Alabama to investigate poverty as it is experienced in that state and specifically as it is manifested in Lownds county.



      The report is discussed on PBS Newshour. Here

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      Pope Gregory I was well known for his alms to the poor, and he gave quite generously of the riches donated to the Church by the wealthy people of Rome. Everything from money to land was given to the poor in some fashion. He made clear to his subordinates that their duty was to relieve the distress faced by the poor.

      He ordered his clergy to go out into the streets to find and care for the poor in person.

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