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The mission of religions aims to bring welfare and safety for human both in the world or hereafter. Meanwhile the poverty denotes multidimensional perspective includes in term of economy, social, belief in God, and moral. The poverty constitutes the challenge that Indonesian people face. The poverty indicates the lower of percapita income, jobless, etc. Islam and Catholic two religion institutions in Indonesia have the prophetical task and responsibility toward the poor people. The prophetical mission involves the problem of poverty in order to liberate them from that poverty. The liberation the poor people from poverty does not only a basis of Indonesian development and civility but also denotes the prophetical ethics.

Keywords: misi, profetik, miskin, tertindas, dan agama.

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