Integrating in our life the option for the poor and for the Earth has very basic consequences, such as assuming in our own life the virtue of poverty, with the correct use of material goods (cf. DC 388), and from here reviewing our form of consumption that goes beyond what we can afford or buy.
A few weeks ago the Pastoral Orientations on Climate Displaced Persons were presented. An important contribution delivered to the world by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. The document addresses the problem of millions of our brothers and sisters forced to abandon their uninhabitable lands as a consequence of the climate crisis.
Catholics around the world celebrated the most important week of the year: the mystery of the Passion, Death, and Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ. At the Vatican, Pope Francis presided over the main celebrations and his invitation for the Easter season is to “receive the good news of Easter in the heart, in homes and families.”
Listening to the cry of creation is essential to face the difficult times the whole world is currently going through and has become an opportunity to have a positive impact in Africa despite the circumstances.
Happy Easter! Jesus is risen, this is our hope and the reason for our joy.
With Palm Sunday, we Catholics have begun the most important week of the year, Holy Week. Celebrating Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis called on the faithful to “allow themselves to be surprised by Jesus in order to live again.”