Nonviolence underpins every aspect of Pope Francis’s Laudato Si’ Action Plan

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace British writer and journalist, Austen Ivereigh, who collaborated with Pope Francis last year on the Holy Father’s book, Let Us Dream, wrote an insightful postscript to their work. Calling Francis “the world’s spiritual director”, Ivereigh describes the Pope’s state of mind as he agreed to the … Continue reading Nonviolence underpins every aspect of Pope Francis’s Laudato Si’ Action Plan

As we enter Holy Week, the Cross is God’s complaint against structural, social sin

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace The quotation from the prophet Habakkuk at the heading of these weekly entries is considered to be the first time in Israelite literature that a human being questions the ways of God. Habakkuk asks why God “gazes on the faithless in silence… [those who] slay peoples … Continue reading As we enter Holy Week, the Cross is God’s complaint against structural, social sin