The Lord told Francis he was to be a fool in this world as the path of God’s wisdom. He became a Wise Fool very much in the tradition of the Holy Fool or God’s Fool.
The Franciscan Global Vision course focuses on Franciscan contributions to the development of Christian theologies and spiritualities of creation in the age of global climate change.
A new global meeting calls the world’s young economists and entrepreneurs to unite in the common commitment to revive the economy.
It is realistic to hope that economies and markets can be subordinated to the higher goals of civic friendship and justice because experience reveals love as the telos of human existence.
We apparently allow Jesus a range of emotions, but that range becomes sharply reduced for our favorite saints, especially Francis of Assisi.