Second Sunday readings of Season of Creation call us to patience, forgiveness

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace It is remarkable that so early in this five-week liturgical season the theme for this Second Sunday is a call to patience, non-judgment and forgiveness. And this in the face of the deliberate, selfish and uncaring exploitation of Mother Earth. The expected attitude would be a … Continue reading Second Sunday readings of Season of Creation call us to patience, forgiveness

The Amazon Synod highlighted the dangers of economic and ecological domination

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace “Querida Amazona” (“Beloved Amazon”) is the title of Pope Francis’ commentary on last year’s Synod. It speaks of the affection which motivated the Holy Father’s historical initiative and serves as a perfect example of how to hear the Cry of the Poor – by loving them. … Continue reading The Amazon Synod highlighted the dangers of economic and ecological domination