The poor tell us what the world really is

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace Beginning on July 2nd this column has taken up parts of Pope Francis’s extensive Laudato Si’ Action Platform, announced on the 5th anniversary of that historical encyclical. The Holy Father’s vision for this lengthy “praxis” calls attention to The Cry of the Earth, The Cry of … Continue reading The poor tell us what the world really is

A preferential option for the poor should be part of the new normal

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace The Cry of the Poor reaches us from all sorts of situations, as we have seen in previous columns. One of these is that of street people, the homeless, those reduced to begging on city corners. True to his way of looking at all poverties, through … Continue reading A preferential option for the poor should be part of the new normal