Querida Amazonia is a practical application of Laudato Si, the call to hear the cry of creation

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace Reflecting on Pope Francis’s Laudato Si’ Seven Year Plan and its call for humanity to hear the Cry of Creation, a recent comment by an indigenous person came to mind. On a webinar that featured primarily native peoples, one participant remarked that Catholics should read Laudato … Continue reading Querida Amazonia is a practical application of Laudato Si, the call to hear the cry of creation

Catholic conscience and nuclear weapons

by Joseph J. FaheyPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace This essay briefly explores the history of Catholic ethics on war and peace. It then discusses Catholic social teaching regarding nuclear weapons, and the movement from conditional acceptance to the position of the unacceptability of even possessing nuclear weapons because they are intrinsically evil. The essay … Continue reading Catholic conscience and nuclear weapons