As he himself endured horrific and ineffective medieval medical treatments, St. Francis of Assisi was credited with curing the sufferers of a disease that, like Covid-19, originated in animals.
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St Francis of Assisi was once a person who was excluded, ostracized, and ridiculed. Eventually this turned to exaltation, glorification, and canonization.
Richard Rohr founded the Center for Action and Contemplation because he saw a deep need for the integration of both action and contemplation.
This interdisciplinary conference seeks to tease out a new, more relational methodology for ethics in our time.