Hearing the cry of the poor

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace Last week this column listed the elements of Pope Francis’ seven-year plan, “Laudato Si: Goals for Total Sustainability”: The cry of the earthThe cry of the poorEcological economicsSimple lifestylesEcological educationEcological spirituality For the next many weeks, I propose to reflect on each of these huge issues, … Continue reading Hearing the cry of the poor

Catholic leaders call to free the families and end family detention

Ed. Note: Pax Christi USA has signed onto the following statement. Against the backdrop of a global pandemic, we, representatives of national Catholic organizations, recognize that the recent ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Dolly M. Gee to release children from family detention centers by July 17th seems to be a positive step for their … Continue reading Catholic leaders call to free the families and end family detention