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WOMEN: ‘Keep Listening To The Cry Of The Poor, Planet’

A global leader for Catholic women invited the Catholic Women’s League-Philippines to keep walking the path of social and environmental respect. Speaking before CWL members in Metro Manila, María Lía Zervino (in photo), president of the World Union of Catholic Women’s Organizations (WUCWO), urged them to continue heeding the cry of the poor and of the planet.

“Continue to listen and respond to the cry of the poor and the cry of the planet as Pope Francis said in Laudato Si,” said Zervino. Zervino and two nuns have been recently appointed by the pope to the Dicastery for Bishops, the first time women have been allowed to serve the Vatican body that helps choose new bishops.  

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