Shades of green (V)


Sustainable Agriculture in Brazil CHAPTER 4 – RENEWABLE AGRO-ENERGY THE LIQUlD BIOFUELS PRODUCTION: ETHANOL The main biofuel in Brazil is ethanol, produced from sugarcane. lts use in automobile engines be­gan in the 1920s. The bi-fuel car is the best symbol of ethanol’s success: of the 1.98 million light vehicles licensed in 2016 in Brazil, 88%

What Saint Francis’ Economy Was Like (in times of pauperist heresies)


This second article on the upcoming Assisi Conference of March 2020 (Francis Economy), follows a first piece published in La Verità on May 15th. Today I would like to limit myself to some historical-spiritual considerations. Many varieties of pauperistic heresies developed in the Middle Ages from the 12th to the 13th century, during the time

Overturning Two Thousand Years of Pastoral Work

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The Church evangelizes by civilizing and civilizes by evangelizing. In the Church’s two-thousand-year existence, the divine commandment “go ye and teach all peoples, baptizing them in the name of the Father, of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit” (Mt 28:19) has always borne fruit also in the temporal sphere. While spreading the Faith in