Pope Francis reminds us of the care of our Mother Earth as the duty of custodians of creation. The journey between the encyclical Laudato Si and The Economy of Francesco (EoF) had enormous changes, and once again it questions us that the cry of the earth is also the cry of the poor.
Pressoché triplicate rispetto a qualche anno or sono, la diffusione capillare e costante delle società benefit nel nostro Paese pone inedite ed importanti sfide (ambientali, sociali, culturali e normative) per quelle società che decidono fattivamente di coniugare al tradizionale obiettivo di profitto, una o più finalità di beneficio comune, e cioè operando in maniera responsabile, sostenibile e trasparente nei confronti di persone, comunità, territori e ambiente.
Generally, when human rights and diversities are related, the term inclusion is the one that appears as a way of shortening distances and generating policies that legitimize these “Others”. This article presents a new paradigm to address the issue of disability, a specific field of study of the author, which can be applied to other socially vulnerable groups.
One cannot possibly trace everything back to an end or an ending. Some characters and stories escape the cages in which we try to trap them. We aim at enclosing them inside a circle, but they beg us to draw them in lines with an unclear end and perhaps an even unclear beginning. Their authors make the same request. Those who understand writing know that the rule is indeed the circle, but they are even more aware that the authentic kernel of the story lies in the line.
Almost a year has passed since the first EoF Summer School in Gubbio. As we are awaiting the next one and preparing for the meeting in Assisi, let me use this opportunity to look back and remember.
A giorni è atteso in Consiglio dei ministri il disegno di legge delega per la riforma della non autosufficienza proposto dalla commissione interministeriale istituita ad hoc e presieduta da mons. Paglia. Un momento storico per tanti, meno per i tre milioni di anziani non autosufficienti che oggi si contano in Italia: per loro la riforma potrebbe arrivare troppo tardi.
The new architecture of the paradigm imposes policies that find solutions for the crossroads we are living. So, the technology can be used as a foundation for economic development.
There are not two separate crises, one environmental and the other social, but rather one complex socio-environmental crisis (LS.139). Given the complexity of the matter, an integral approach is required for the solution and attention of the problems as well as for taking care of nature.