Making A Difference
Tony Magliano
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Recently I emailed questions to the auxiliary bishop of the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, Bishop William Shomali, asking him to share his first-hand insights regarding the many injustices and violent … more
Critical of the enormous gap between the haves and the have-nots, Pope Francis said, “This imbalance is the result of ideologies which defend the absolute autonomy of the marketplace and financial speculation. Consequently, they reject the right of states, charged with vigilance for the common good, to exercise any form of control,” (Evangelii Gaudium, “The Joy of the Gospel”). more
It’s that special time of the year again when kids head back to school. And for those who have discovered the fun of learning, school is an adventure! But for millions of working children … more
True respect for life requires us to get out of our comfort zone. more
Challenging world oil executives to recognize the urgent environmental need to quickly transition from fossil fuel extraction and burning, to clean energy production, Pope Francis called them to take … more
Deeply concerned about a “globalization of indifference,” Pope Francis in his 2016 World Day of Peace message titled “Overcome Indifference and Win Peace,” warns that “the first kind of … more
Who would have predicted it? Who would have imagined on Feb. 3, 1977, the day of his appointment as archbishop of San Salvador, that the highly conservative Oscar Romero -- who was suspicious of the Catholic church’s involvement in political activism -- would die a martyr’s death for courageously defending his people against the murderous assaults of the Salvadoran government and military and their allied right-wing death squads? more
“A very solid scientific consensus indicates that we are presently witnessing a disturbing warming of the climatic system,” warns Pope Francis in his landmark environmental encyclical Laudato Si … more
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