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Misc: Embracing Our Limits & Surprise Visit to The Little Sisters of the Poor

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Pope Francis in a Fiat

Wonderful piece in Commonweal by the former Archbishop of Centerbury Rowan Williams on Pope Francis, Pope Benedict, and the lessons of Laudato SiEmbracing Our Limits. Also from Catholic News ServicePope Francis meets with The Little Sisters of the Poor to show support. Photo after the jump:

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7.20
A Parting Glance at Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

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Did you know that Pope Benedict XVI made the Vatican the world’s only carbon neutral state, made polluting the environment a sin, or spoke out against factory farming? Learn more about the brilliant former pontiff from this essay in The Notre Dame Magazine, by TCC’s own Anna Keating. Read the whole thing here: A Parting Glance at Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

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5.8
Pope Benedict says ecology key to teaching young people about morality

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In 2007, Pope Benedict XVI said that ecology is key to teaching young people about morality and the natural law, “Nature itself teaches that some things are naturally right and some are naturally wrong. The destruction of the environment, is a stark example of how future survival requires that people obey the laws of nature.” Read the article from Catholic News Service here: Pope says ecology key to teaching young people about morality

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