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Earth Day – 10 Points from Laudato Si

In celebration of Earth Day an article in America Magazine, “Top Ten Takeaways from ‘Laudato Si”, reminds us that Pope Francis’ revolutionary new encyclical calls for a “broad cultural revolution” to confront the environmental crisis. “Laudato Si” is also quite lengthy. Can it be summarized? In other words, what are the main messages, or “takeaways” of this […]

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CM Bishop acts on Laudato Si

Our confrere Bishop  Benjamin Marc Ramarason, CM wrote the following letter to the Minister of Mines and Strategic Resources in Madagascar. The letter is his response to Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si and addresses durable and stable development for an equitable sharing of the mineral wealth of each territory. Antsiranana, July 11, 2015 Feast of Saint […]

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New Encyclical and a Panamanian Dam

Father  Gregory Gay forwarded this description from Joseph Fitzgerald, CM about how the new encyclical of Pope Francis  relates to the work of the Vincentians in Panama with indigenous people. ( Published in La Estrella de Panama, Saturday, June 27, 2015) “The Barro Blanco Dam and the New Encyclical of Pope Francis” Joseph Fitzgerald, CM When […]

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