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Pope Francis' Prophetic Message

Readers of Francis’s prophetic warnings ought to be deeply moved to improve themselves and the planet. But instead of looking at this social encyclical as a set of policy proposals, Francis’s primary message is that we must learn to see creation as a gift that we receive and care for.

Can We Improve Food Quality and Availability at the Same Time?

A cursory glance of Camden, NJ reveals a broken wasteland. Broken down townhouses, abandoned factories, “fields” of abandoned land that has been destroyed by pollution… It seems like a shell of a city. It takes a careful observer—or a permanent resident—to see the hope that the city contains. One of the most violent, impoverished cities in the United S[...]