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Work : A means to an end?

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We affirm that work was meant for the human good, for humanity’s flourishing, for agents capable of assuming responsibilities and therefore acquiring a sense of dignity. However, work is exceedingly becoming an idol. Late hours are the becoming the norm, burnouts are multiplying, families are being torn apart. Therefore, we call employers to a higher […]

Good Work?

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While each person is gifted with an unique capacity to enhance family and community life through their work, activities and relationships, something else is also at play. A toxic cocktail of workload, pressure and precarious employment is leaving people drained and disenchanted. Erosion of relationships, health and sense of purpose is becoming the new normal. […]

Balance of Work Life

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We affirm that an appropriate balance between work and rest (epitomised in the biblical teaching of Sabbath) is vital for personal wellbeing, healthy families and strong communities. However, the competitive culture of many companies expects employees to continue responding to demands outside normal working hours. This expectation does not respect personal boundaries or the physical, […]