Let’s give the last word to Pope Francis as this Christmas season comes to a close

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace At this historical moment it seems important to keep our eyes on our prophetic pope. In a series of conferences, homilies and the annual World Day of Peace message, Francis gives the world an outline of the counter-cultural vision he holds out for global healing. These … Continue reading Let’s give the last word to Pope Francis as this Christmas season comes to a close

Pope Francis is calling us to a “new Advent” rooted in Hope

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace For us who pay attention to the liturgical year, we now begin again the ancient, ever-new and dramatic story of salvation history. Normally the first chapter of God’s intervention into the human experience, Advent, reminds Christians that we are “awaiting in joyous hope" the second coming … Continue reading Pope Francis is calling us to a “new Advent” rooted in Hope