Here are some key quotes from Pope Francis’ Let Us Dream: The Path to a Better Future: We need a politics that can integrate and dialogue with the poor, the excluded, and the vulnerable, that gives people a say in the decisions that impact their lives. Now, more than ever, what is revealed is the… Read More 15 Key Quotes from Pope Francis’ Let Us Dream
Pope Francis: “If you hoard material possessions, they will rob you of your soul.”
Check out these recent articles from around the web: Family values hypocrisy by EJ Dionne: “Politicians talk about family values but do almost nothing to help families. They talk about parental responsibility but do almost nothing to help parents. They talk about self-sufficiency but do precious little to make self-sufficiency a reality for those who… Read More Around the Web
Three from Cardinal Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga: “The Church decidedly bets on living the globalization of mercy and solidarity.” “In practice, the hyperventilation of the economy has produced great amounts of money, fruit of the erosion of governmental regulation and a symptom of the failure of materialism. But, as a result, there is always a… Read More Quote(s) of the Day
Check out these recent articles about Pope Francis from around the web: Pastor, Prophet, Pope by Stephen Schneck , Sojourners: “Catholics around the world are transfixed by Pope Francis. We love his simplicity of life, his humble faith, his welcoming attitude to all, and his way of being Christian in the contemporary world that takes… Read More Around the Web (Part 2: Pope Francis Articles)
Since his election to the papacy, Pope Francis has made the care of God’s good gift of Creation one of the central themes of his pontificate. This is in a certain sense not surprising, given both the environmental legacy of his papal predecessors—Pope Benedict XVI and Pope John II, in particular—and his choice of the… Read More Pope Francis on Consumerism, Environmental Ecology, and Human Ecology
Cardinal Peter Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, responds to our final question and discusses how consumerism blocks the way to living an authentically free life. His past responses can be viewed here.