On May 24, 2015, Pope Francis issued his papal encyclical letter Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home, in which he urged the world to protect our common home and to end man-made climate change.
*Capitol Dome close up; (c) John Brighenti, Flickr
*Photo above: Taken by Custom and Border Protection (CBP) for reporters on tour of a child detention facility in McAllen, Texas.
Photo above: Columbans participate in a protest against family separation at the Capitol.
Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si', turns three today! Did you know that Fr.
by Nancy Brouillard McKenzie
Today, as we mark the beginning of Easter Week in the nation’s capital, we commemorate the life and legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and so many more unsung men and women, as well as children – remember the four children who died in the bombing of their church in Birmingham – who embodied in their lives the courageous struggle for racial equality, human dignity, and the power of nonviolence and redemptive suffering.
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