Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Tag: Pope Francis

While warning of Nazi-like fascism and corporate crimes, Pope Francis proposes...

In remarks at the Vatican, the leader of the Catholic Church condemned "the large-scale delinquency of corporations."

Pope’s senior adviser charged with multiple counts of sexual assault

Numerous victims have come forward in the past few years alleging sexual assault charges against the cardinal.

Pope Francis tells Trump that climate change is real and solidarity...

Trump is a little unlikely to get it. But the point of publicly bestowing on him this gift is that the Pope hopes the rest of us will.

Of budgets and beatitudes: The Pope meets the Donald

“A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not Christian.”

Trump’s apology tour

Trump's version of making up with Muslims apparently involves selling $110 billion worth of arms to the most reactionary Muslim country on the planet.

Pope goes electric, sets example for world leaders

“Humanity is called to recognize the need for changes of lifestyle, production and consumption, in order to combat this warming or at least the human causes which produce or aggravate it.”

Merry Christmas: Right-wingers, the Red Pope and Jesus

Rationality doesn't seem to be included in the liturgy of right-wingers' political church.

Pope Francis To Employers Who Don’t Offer Health Care: You Are...

He said they "live on the bloodletting of the people they make slaves to work."

Bernie Sanders Invited to Speak at the Vatican

Sanders is expected to be the only American public official speaking at the conference.

While Politicians Talk About Banning Syrian Refugees, Pope Francis Washes Their...

"His actions mean to tell us that it is important to pay due attention to the weakest in this historic moment."

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To hell with the filibuster

Representative democracy based on majority rule is logical; anything else is utterly illogical and self-defeating.

Despite pressure from US and Bayer, Mexico will ban glyphosate

“Our rationale is based on the precautionary principle in the face of environmental risks as well as the right of the Mexican government to take action in favor of the public good.”

Colombian company uses coffee husks to build low-income housing

Woodpecker, a startup in Bogota, Colombia, uses coffee husks to manufacture lightweight, prefabricated buildings for home and classroom use.

Investigation into chemical exposure from fracking in Pennsylvania provokes call for rapid phaseout

“Pennsylvania’s children should not be used as laboratory rats,” said biologist Sandra Steingraber, who called fracking “an uncontrolled human experiment” that involves “toxic exposures.”

Reclaimed water could be the solution to farming in a drier future

A California farm is making sure wastewater no longer goes to waste.