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  • Pope Francis on Trump’s threat to DACA: That’s not “pro-life”

    Pope Francis on Trump’s threat to DACA: That’s not “pro-life”

    In remarks to reporters travelling back to Rome from Colombia on Monday, Pope Francis said he hasn’t studied the fine print of U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to end the DACA program, but in general dividing families isn’t “pro-life” because the family is the “cradle of life.” He also had sharp words for climate change skeptics, saying they should talk to a scientist.

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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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