Thoughtful discernment is at the heart of Pope Francis’s way to a ‘new normal’

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace The second section of Pope Francis’s book Let Us Dream is titled “Choose”. Even though the Pope’s reflections follow the traditional See, Judge, Act formula, he substitutes “Choose” for “Judge”. Choice is a more dynamic process than Judgement. It implies a thoughtful discernment leading to “A … Continue reading Thoughtful discernment is at the heart of Pope Francis’s way to a ‘new normal’

Pope Francis’s invitation to social analysis, to really “see” what is going on

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace The first section of Pope Francis’s wonderful little book Let Us Dream: The Path to a Better Future is entitled “See”. That is, not only look at what is happening to each and all of us alive today but “see it”, understand it. The difference is … Continue reading Pope Francis’s invitation to social analysis, to really “see” what is going on