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June 10th, 2015

Valuing Creation, a Long-Held Catholic Tradition

Valuing Creation, a Long-Held Catholic Tradition

With its release, Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment will be the first such document to focus exclusively on issues of ecology and humans’ place within and relationship with God’s creation.  While Francis’ document has sparked renewed interest in this area, Catholics have a history of valuing creation. Its care is one of the strands […]


June 10th, 2015

FAQs on Moral Authority of the Pope

FAQs on Moral Authority of the Pope

What is the authority of the Pope? The Second Vatican Council’s Dogmatic Constitution on the Church, Lumen Gentium, reminds us that Jesus formed the apostles into a college with authority over the whole Church and placed Peter at its head (nos. 19-22). Additionally, the Church asserts that, as Peter’s successor, the pope has a distinct […]


June 4th, 2015

Valuing Creation, a Long-Held Catholic Tradition

With its release, Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment will be the first such document to focus exclusively on issues of ecology and humans’ place within and relationship with God’s creation.  While Francis’ document has sparked renewed interest in this area, Catholics have a history of valuing creation. Its care is one of the strands […]


May 28th, 2015

Backward Priorities?

Recently Pope Francis has been accused of having his priorities backward.  Who has things backward though?  Taking a closer look at many of our problems with poverty, finance, the economy, and the environment, poverty and environmental destruction are the two sides of the same coin.  Both are the result of greed, injustice, and oppression.  It […]


May 17th, 2015

The ​#PeoplesPilgrimage:  To Beat Climate Change, Every Step Counts

To show that the time for talking is over and that the time for action has arrived, people worldwide are joining the People’s Pilgrimage. Yeb Saño, former Philippine climate change commissioner, Catholic climate change activist, father, nature lover, and revolutionary started the People’s Pilgrimages today in Tacloban.  Around the world, people of faith ​will set […]


April 29th, 2015

Faith Coalitions Already Addressing ‘Integral Ecology’

Thousands of people have linked arms to encircle the White House; braved the February cold in Washington, D.C., to rally near the Washington Monument, and marched around the National Mall in solidarity with cowboys and Indians concerned about their land. Now, opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline, after years of protests and advocacy, are waiting […]


April 25th, 2015

Pelicans, Christ & Climate Justice

Pelicans are large iconic water birds with long boat shaped beaks and throat pouches that are ideal to swoop up fish and filter water. There are eight different species of pelicans in the Pelicanidae genus; and they generally travel and breed in large noisy flocks and colonies. In their costal habitats, pelicans are becoming increasingly […]


April 21st, 2015

The Skin of Life: the Origins

We have very recently celebrated Easter. As a matter of fact we will be living blessed Easter time till Whit Sunday, when the Holy Spirit, the Roaj, the breath of God, the Divine Wind will blow upon us all, enlighten us (hopefully)… The Divine Wind, Roaj… During the Easter Vigil, a spiritually rich celebration we […]

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