Internationally recognized Roman Catholic theologian and author of many books; a leader of the liberation theology movement, who in recent books such as Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor has integrated his spiritual vision and commitment to liberation of the poor with a deep concern for the environment; ordained as a Roman Catholic Franciscan priest in 1964; resigned from the priesthood in 1991 but continues to be inspired in his teaching and writing by the vision of Saint Francis of Assisi; professor of theology at the Institute Teologico Franciscano and the University of Rio de Janeiro; served as editor of Brazil’s foremost theological journal, Revista Eclesiastica Brasileira.
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Theologian Leonardo Boff reflects on the linkages between the Earth Charter and the Pope’s Encyclical
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