Do we have the capacity, generosity and the willingness to strive for ecological economics?

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace "Ecological Economics" is the third goal of Pope Francis’s seven-year Laudato Si' plan. In many ways it is the broadest and surely most challenging of any goals set out by the Holy Father. Someone once said that economics is the “hilo conductor” of history. That phrase … Continue reading Do we have the capacity, generosity and the willingness to strive for ecological economics?

Answering the call for a “poor church for the poor”

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace A second goal in Pope Francis’s Laudato Si' seven-year plan calls attention to "The Cry of the Poor". That is, the cry to defend vulnerable human life from conception to death and equally important the defense of all forms of life on earth. In typically “Francisco” … Continue reading Answering the call for a “poor church for the poor”