Tag Archive | Bolivia

Who will respond?

Pope Francis did something important in Bolivia last week. He fanned the flames of people who work for justice — here in Louisville and around the world. Speaking at the World Meeting of Popular Movements in Santa Cruz July 9, Pope Francis told activists  — from union representatives to fishermen — to continue their struggle […]

Pope to activists: Defend the earth, demand economic reform

Pope to activists: Defend the earth, demand economic reform

By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service SANTA CRUZ, Bolivia — Meeting with an international gathering of grassroots activists, Pope Francis not only encouraged, but tried to add fuel to their fire for “standing up to an idolatrous (economic) system which excludes, debases and kills.” Addressing the World Meeting of Popular Movements in Santa Cruz July […]