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”

The Amazon Synod highlighted the dangers of economic and ecological domination

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace “Querida Amazona” (“Beloved Amazon”) is the title of Pope Francis’ commentary on last year’s Synod. It speaks of the affection which motivated the Holy Father’s historical initiative and serves as a perfect example of how to hear the Cry of the Poor – by loving them. … Continue reading The Amazon Synod highlighted the dangers of economic and ecological domination