Mar 8, 2013
Off to the Movies
It was off to the movies on Sunday, March 3 to see a special Salt and Light production, entitled A New Leaf.
Salt and Light Catholic Television from Toronto sent two staff members to Northwest Africa to document the work of Caritas in the Sahel Region including the countries of Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso.
Caritas International and the local Caritas organizations are doing wonderful work to build up food security in that region of Africa that has suffered severe drought and war.
Afterwards I participated in a panel with Salt and Light staff and Fr. Isidore Ouedraogo of Caritas Burkina Faso. We answered questions from the audience and discussed this Social Justice work of the Church.
The experience was very inspiring and informative; the documentary is available through Salt and Light.
Salt and Light Staff including Kris Dmytrenko ( writer/director) and Kelly Di Domenico ( Development and Peace) on the right, along with Fr. Isidore and me.
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