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”

REFLECTION: Congress is turning its back on the poor

by Tony Magliano It’s a good thing the Lord hears the cry of the poor, because Congress is barely listening. Although the federal deficit of approximately $1 trillion and the national debt of over $15 trillion are important realities that need to be seriously addressed, cutting and eliminating programs that aid the poor is morally … Continue reading REFLECTION: Congress is turning its back on the poor