The preferential option for the poor was Latin America’s response to racism

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace The recent outstanding Pax Christi USA National Conference gave much attention to the  scourge of racism in U.S. society. The original sin of the United States has not been atoned for nearly enough, much less eradicated from our cultural expressions – political, educational, penal, economic, and … Continue reading The preferential option for the poor was Latin America’s response to racism

Ecological education begins with the preferential option for the poor

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace The fifth goal of Pope Francis’s Laudato Si' Seven Year Action Plan is Ecological Education. In an elementary way this goal would seem straightforward, even simple to carry out. Just gather the enormous amount of research already existing as well as emerging data in the field … Continue reading Ecological education begins with the preferential option for the poor