Foundations of Catholic Social Teaching

Chapter 9: Water Poverty


World Over Aftershow: George McGraw on Water Poverty with Raymond Arroyo

Film Focus Point: This EWTN program features an interview with George McGraw of the organization "” who explains the critical need for water not only in developing countries but in the U.S. as well. The topic of water poverty is framed within the tradition of Catholic social teaching.

Text Focus Point: Pages 294

Discussion Questions:

  1. What is the double entendre of the name of the organization: “dig deep?”
  2. How many Americans understand the acute need for clean water worldwide? In America?
  3. What are viable ways to build awareness about the need for water in developing countries? 

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