Jim Wallis, president and founder of Sojourners in Washington, DC, is a renowned evangelical social activist, popular commentator on ethics and public life and author of many books.
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A regular columnist for Huffington Post and Time magazine, Wallis teaches at Georgetown University in the department of Public Policy.
He has served on President Obama’s White House Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighbourhood Partnerships and as chair of the Global Agenda Council on Values of the World Economic Forum.
In this Witness interview, Wallis shares with Fr Thomas Rosica his understanding of Social Justice grounded in the Gospel.
He also gives witness to the long history of the Church’s social teaching that is modelled in the Petrine Ministry of Pope Francis.
Wallis says in the interview that the ancient idea of the common good that underpins Catholic social teaching inspires him daily.
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