Ignacio Ellacuría S.J.’s 1982 Commencement Address at Santa Clara

What then does a university do, immersed in this reality? Transform it? Yes. Do everything possible so that liberty is victorious over oppression, justice over injustice, love over hate? Yes. Without this overall commitment, we would not be a university, and even less so would we be a Catholic university.”

Author: Ignacio Ellacuría S.J.
Source: Santa Clara University
Link: http://www.scu.edu/Jesuits/ellacuria.html

Medicine and Social Justice

Paul Farmer outlines how liberation theology and a preferential option for the poor relate to global healthcare.

Author: Paul Farmer
Source: America Magazine
Date: July 15, 1995
Link: http://americamagazine.org/issue/100/medicine-and-social-justice