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Economic justice

The Hong Kong Catholic Church is getting involved in Occupy Central, Hong Kong's version of the Occupy Wall Street movement.

According to the Hong Kong Council of Social Service, 1.2 million of the city-state's 7 million residents live in poverty.

"The wealth gap in Hong Kong is widening, with land developers manipulating the local economy ...," said officials from the Diocesan Catholic Commission for Labor Affairs. "What is the good news for the poor people?"


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