Leonardo Boff

leonardo-boff-theologian-brazilInternationally 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 speaks at the Earth Charter Center

On Friday, February 12th, Brazilian theologian and Earth Charter Commissioner Leonardo Boff gave a speech at the Earth Charter Center for Education for Sustainable Development in Costa Rica, Mr. Boff gave an inspiring and insight talk in Spanish about the moral aspects of sustainability, the Pope’s Encyclical, and the Earth Charter. “Something interesting that can […]

Theologian Leonardo Boff reflects on the linkages between the Earth Charter and the Pope’s Encyclical

Brazilian ecotheologian and Earth Charter Commissioner has written a comparative analysis of these two historical documents.

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Pope’s historic Encyclical highlights and quotes the Earth Charter.

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Article by Leonardo Boff on the Pope’s Encyclical

Leonard Boff comments on the new Encyclical of Pope Francis – Laudato Si’