Catholic perspectives on climate change and our responsibility to care for creation.

May 23rd, 2017

Group problem-solving and decision making method

By Jonathan Courtney, on Medium. May 2017   Use this exercise to solve any challenge – identify group problems and make decisions. UX design, product design, service design — whatever you’re into — in the end, if you’re creating value, what you’re really doing is creative problem solving. It’s is the only non-commodatisable attribute of the design process, the […]

May 23rd, 2017

Manila Joins People’s Climate March: Beat the heat, Cool the Planet!

On April 29, churchgoers and parishioners of Our Lady of Remedies Parish/Malate Catholic Church joined the supporters and members of different environmental groups in a People’s Climate March, dubbed “Beat the Heat, Cool the Planet”.  Starting with a Holy Mass in Malate Church, the event culminated with a cultural presentation in Malate Church grounds. The […]

May 20th, 2017

Robust growth of church in Africa, calls to mind St. John Paul II in Malawi in 1989: “Today I urge you look into yourselves. Look at the riches of your own traditions.”

By Élise Racque, La Croix, 20 May 2017 The evolution of Catholicism in Africa:  The Church is enjoying robust growth in Africa yet faces several challenges. “African Catholicism remains on the margins of global theological thinking,” an expert told “La Croix”.  Africans bring the spirit of celebration, of family and community prayer… Pope Francis was […]

May 15th, 2017

Leading for Well-Being: It’s time to become leaders ourselves, to dream (and organize) bigger: to address climate change and inequality on a deeper, structural level

By L. Hunter Lovins, Spring 2017 It’s time to become leaders ourselves, to dream (and organize) bigger: to address climate change and inequality on a deeper, structural level. It’s time to re-think work and security and the value of life. To reject blind pursuit of growth. It is time to build an economy that provides well-being […]

May 14th, 2017

What does “well below 2 C” mean, and what are some of the issues with it?

By Glen Peters, on Cicero, March 2017 The Paris Agreement calls to hold the increase in the global average temperature to “well below 2°C”. What on earth does that mean? The ambition of the Paris Agreement has become well-known: Holding the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and […]

May 13th, 2017

How do we love trees? Let us count the ways…

From – the Word/sentence for the day are one of my favorite parts! Some of you may have have noticed (or are regularly visiting) our Practice Space where we offer a Daily Question to enhance grateful awareness. Each day we are moved and uplifted by the responses that appear. The reflections are joyful, poignant, subtle, […]

May 13th, 2017

Actions deemed acceptable in the past are a mortal sin now, says Pope Francis

Pope Francis’ morning homily in Santa Marta, by Deborah Castellano Lubov, Zenit, 11 May 2017 Salvation, Francis explained, has a great and a long history during which the Lord “guided his people in good and in bad moments, in times of freedom and of slavery,” in a journey “populated by saints and by sinners on the […]

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