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The Holy Father’s recent World Food Day message to the director general of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (F.A.O.) hit me like a ton of bricks … perhaps because I had just returned to work from maternity leave.
This month, Pope Francis is requesting intercession for those who possess economic power – and who, therefore, have a greater economic responsibility to the poor. He urges the Church to pray that businesses, politicians and other leaders would prioritize human beings above profits.
Last week I attended the National Prayer Breakfast for the first time in about 25 years. What most impressed me was that the speakers emphasized that the NPB was organized by Christians who emphasized the centrality of Jesus.
Several years ago, as I walked with Sr. Gina through the streets of Manila, she was leading a motley crew of street kids to a classroom, where she lovingly taught them. She’d borrowed the classroom from a local school; she’d obtained the curriculum from the Philippines government — and she’d recruited her students straight from the streets.
This Saturday is the feast day of the martyrdom of Saints Peter and Paul. God couldn’t have chosen a more diametrically opposed pair than these two men to lead his Church – Peter the rugged fisherman and Paul the learned scholar.