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Popular piety, part of our tradition

(Article written by Gian Domenico Daddabbo) Knowledge of Christ is not result of human intelligence; if it were, faith would corrispond to a cold intellectualistic elaboration: the Judaic concept of knowledge, absorbed by Christianism, means to experience, therefore the answer of heart succeeds to the one of mind and opens…

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The Pope Francis’ Encyclical letter on Ecology (Second part)

Today I want to continue analyzing the encyclical letter “Laudato si’” of Pope Francis. I’ll analyze the letter’s parts where the Pope gives the biblical passages about ecology: 66. The creation accounts in the book of Genesis contain, in their own symbolic and narrative language, profound teachings about human existence and its…

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The Pope and the True Meaning of Poverty

‘Marxist’, ‘Communist’, ‘Pauperist’. Francis’ words on poverty and social justice, as well as his frequent calls for concern for the needy, have drawn criticism and accusations, sometimes expressed with harshness and sarcasm. How does Pope Francis feel about this? Why is the theme of poverty so prevalent in his teachings?…

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