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Pope: 'Time Is Running Out, We Must Act'

By Deborah Castellano Lubov (ZENIT)
2/17/2017 (1 week ago)
Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

In Message to Popular Movements Meeting in California, Appeals for Creation to be Defended, Stresses No People Is 'Violent,' Nor Religion, 'Terrorist'

Time is running out to confront this ecological crisis. We must act. I appeal for Creation to be defended..

And remember, no people are 'criminal,' nor religion, 'terrorists.' But there are people out there who are fundamentalists...

Pope Francis made these points in his message to the participants of a national meeting of popular movements in Modesto, California. The encounter, Feb. 16-18, was organized with support from Vatican's new dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development, led by Cardinal Peter Turkson, the U.S. Catholic Campaign for Human Development and the National Network of People Improving Communities through Organizing.

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Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for FEBRUARY 2017
Comfort for the Afflicted.
That all those who are afflicted, especially the poor, refugees, and marginalized, may find welcome and comfort in our communities.


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