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Benedict XVI

Under the Same Moon

Center of Concern | Wed, May 7, 2008

Under the Same Moon

If you have not seen the movie Under the Same Moon, I encourage you to not miss this one. This movie puts a “human face” on immigrants, allowing us to see their humanity. It also allows us to enter into the story of immigrants, providing us with an understanding of the immigration issue that transcends much of the blather we have been hearing from many a politician and pundits who can only provide us with a simplistic focus on the “legal” status of immigrants.

The Deserts are Growing...

Center of Concern | Mon, Apr 28, 2008

The Deserts are Growing...

"The external deserts in the world are growing, because the internal deserts have become so vast," asserted Pope Benedict XVI in his inaugural homily. The brokenness of our relationship with the natural world, as evidenced among other concerns by global warming, the extinction of species, polluted air and waterways, and soil depletion, reflects back to us the brokenness of our relationships within the human family.