East Africa - Br. Vincent Soreng honoured by Pope Francis for the Care of our Common Home
Mzee (an elder in swaheli) Br. Vincent Soreng SJ, recently received a papal accolade for his care for our common home. The Pope recognized Br. Vincent's contribution to environmental conservation through the promotion of horticulture and forestry with his unique style of doing tasks quietly with great dedication, consistency, commitment, and amazing diligence. Mzee was honoured with a toast from his good friend, Fr. James Ayaga SJ, who said that Mzee Soreng envisioned and implemented Laudato Si long before his age mate Pope Francis promulgated it. Read more...