Fr. Joe Nangle discusses the disparity between “first world” Christians and the poor

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace A missionary Franciscan brother of mine told me of a conversation he had with a Bolivian woman. He was planning a trip to the United States and the woman asked him if he could find out if Americans actually used drinking water in their toilets. Such … Continue reading Fr. Joe Nangle discusses the disparity between “first world” Christians and the poor

The all-encompassing vision of Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’ Action Platform for the Church

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace On November 14th (originally scheduled for the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi on October 4th), Pope Francis will do a very Franciscan thing. He will call the entire Catholic world for a seven-year effort to implement his historic encyclical, Laudato Si'. Most informed Catholics understand … Continue reading The all-encompassing vision of Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’ Action Platform for the Church