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Augustine and Francis: The Saints of Laudato Si'
The Editors    |   October 26, 2022
Church | Spirituality | Ecology

This article in Church Life Journal discusses the two “holy influences” behind Pope Francis’s encyclical letter Laudato si': Francis and Augustine.

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St. Francis and Clare of Assisi and the Cross with Open Eyes
The Editors    |   October 25, 2022

Fr. Michael Blastic OFM reveals how gazing on an image as a contemplative form of prayer can have the ability to transform our hearts. For Francis and Clare, that image was the Cross.

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Christian-Muslim Relations, 600–1500
The Editors    |   October 19, 2022
Politics | Society | Spirituality

This Reader brings together nearly 80 extracts from the major works left by Christians and Muslims that reflect their reciprocal knowledge and attitudes.

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The Pope, the Environmental Crisis, and Frontline Leaders
The Editors    |   October 18, 2022
Church | Ecology

This documentary is packed with powerfully moving personal stories alongside the latest information about the planetary crisis and the toll it’s taking on nature and people.

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Were Franciscan Churches a Betrayal of St. Francis?
The Editors    |   October 4, 2022
Church | Society | Spirituality

In this research seminar, Erik Gustafson questions common assumptions about Franciscan architecture in the century after the saint's death.

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