Pulling out of the Paris Accords is a mockery of today’s second reading from Philippians

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace “Do nothing out of selfishness or out of vainglory.” ~Second reading for the Fourth Sunday in the Season of Creation, taken from the Letter of St. Paul to the original Christian Community in the Roman province of Philippi On April 22nd, 2016 an historic event took … Continue reading Pulling out of the Paris Accords is a mockery of today’s second reading from Philippians

Close-to-home events keep us from averting our eyes or turning away

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace So often overwhelming statistics – perhaps because they are overwhelming – leave us numb, paralyzed or perhaps even indifferent. Their magnitude seems entirely too much for our minds to absorb. Numbers such as the extent of deforestation in Brazil – 3,769 square miles of the Amazon rain … Continue reading Close-to-home events keep us from averting our eyes or turning away