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  • Journey to Antarctica confirms the wisdom of ‘Laudato Si”

    Journey to Antarctica confirms the wisdom of ‘Laudato Si”

    In the same way that ‘Laudato Si’’ serves as a rallying cry for humanity to work together to combat environmental destruction, the very existence of Antarctica is representative of that vision. The fact that an entire continent—one that is almost twice the size of Australia—exists as a place of international cooperation should serve as a model for global conduct.

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  • Pope, Merkel find ‘harmony’ on Africa, climate change and poverty

    German Chancellor Merkel told the press that she and Pope Francis had talked about Africa during their 40-minute encounter, especially the role of the European Union in trying to promote economic development. She said the two leaders had also discussed the importance of “tearing down walls,” protecting the environment, and promoting a multilateral approach to solving global problems.

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  • Bishop says secular Danes like Francis enough to ‘forgive him’ for being Catholic

    Bishop says secular Danes like Francis enough to ‘forgive him’ for being Catholic

    Denmark, like other Nordic countries, is considered to be one of the most thoroughly secular cultures on earth, which means that traditional Catholic teaching on issues such as abortion, women priests and gay marriage often generates reactions ranging from incomprehension to hostility. Such is Pope Francis’s popularity, however, that Bishop Czeslaw Kozon says most Danes “forgive him” for upholding those positions.

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