CLM and Solidarity with the Poor and the Most Needed
The evangelic service of the CLM is vitally linked to the commitment out of solidarity with anyone that discovers in any way threatened his dignity as human being and his life affected. This is why the Movement is committed out of solidarity with the the most needy, the sick, the marginalized, the abandoned, the poor, the illiterate and each and everyone in which we see the face of Christ suffering.
The apostolic commitment shows that there are very close ties between the evangelization and the human advancement, putting in front of the horizon of the Christian life the reality of a brotherly commitment out of solidarity. The CLM has made its own the program of reconciling liberation that Pope Paul VI proposed in his encyclical Populorum Progressio, the dynamism that impels to go from living conditions that are less human to ones that are more human, opening a horizon that finds its culmination in the full conformation with Jesus Christ. Thus an approach is discover that promotes an authentic and integral development that generates a society more just, that practices solidarity and reconciles. In this way the social dimension of the reconciliation that Jesus brought in is made concrete.
In the job of service out of solidarity the CLM follows the guidelines of the social doctrine of the Church. There is a firm conviction that following the principles of orientation, the criteria of judgement and the guidelines for action that the social doctrine presents, one can contribute to a much needed change of the world that gives its back to God, and thus help to the fulfillment of humanity according to God's divine design, and in this way contributing to the establishment of a Civilization of Love.
Within Denver, Colorado, the Christian Life Movement's apostolic solidarity with the poor thrives within the program Christ In The City. Its mission, “loving until it hurts in order serve those most in need" is lived out by encountering the homeless and needy on the streets and in intercity projects in order to bring the love of Christ to them. Find more information about Christ In The City on their website.