Laudato Si: Lamentation and hope in the face of the global pandemic

By Scott Wright, Director Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach This week, Catholics around the world celebrate the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ ground-breaking encyclical letter on ecology, Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home. This year the letter takes on new meaning, as we live in the midst of a global pandemic, compounded by … Continue reading Laudato Si: Lamentation and hope in the face of the global pandemic

Lack of leadership means we must “speak truth to power”

by Joseph Nangle, OFM Pax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace Leadership comes in many forms and often from unexpected sources. There is the usual understanding of leadership which views it as a person or persons who stand on top of the hill, so to speak, and point the way forward—the prophetic role. This understanding of … Continue reading Lack of leadership means we must “speak truth to power”