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Sisters welcome call from Pope Francis for a new work of mercy

Ngā Whaea Atawhai o Aotearoa Sisters of Mercy New Zealand are delighted to learn of the proposal by Pope Francis that ‘care for our common home’ be added to the traditional list of corporal and spiritual works of mercy. His suggestion came in his message to mark this year’s World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation on September 1.

Click below to read more in an article by Dennis Horton: He Waka Tiaki Mission Team and New Zealand Coordinator Mercy Global Action

 Read the full text of the Pope’s message Show Mercy to our Common Home for the World Day of Care for Creation 2016

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