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Post Tagged 'Papal encyclicals'

EcoLinks 08.05.15

Naomi Klein on Visiting the Vatican & the Radical Economic Message Behind Papal Climate Encyclical Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! Following the publication of Pope Francis’ encyclical on climate change, a major conference on climate change was held at the Vatican. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 07.29.15

How C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien responded to ‘environmental holocaust’ Joseph Loconte, CNN In his controversial encyclical on climate change, Pope Francis delivered a scathing critique of environmental degradation and called for “an ecological conversion” among fellow Christians. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 07.22.15

Pope Francis Asked for Help on Economics Michael Novak, Patheos The great possibility for our generation is to lift out of poverty every poor man and woman on this globe. In the future, the poor ought to enjoy ever-higher standards of living. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 07.21.15

Brave Cardinal Pell challenges Pope Francis’s dogma on climate change Damian Thompson, The Spectator ‘The Church has got no mandate from the Lord to pronounce on scientific matters.’ In that one sentence, Cardinal Pell puts his finger on what is wrong with Laudato Si‘, Pope Francis’s encyclical on the environment. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 07.15.15

Melville House Is Publishing Pope Francis’ “Call to Action” Encyclical on Climate Change Steve Duffy, Flavorwire Independent Brooklyn publisher Melville House has acquired the rights to be the first secular publisher of Pope Francis’ climate change encyclical: On Care for Our Common Home. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 07.14.15

A Hindu Reflection on Pope’s Climate Change Encyclical Sunita Viswanath, Huffington Post Through this Encyclical, the Pope has invited every person on the planet into dialogue on the many pressing ecological issues facing humanity – and their impact on the poorest people of the world. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 07.13.15

Excerpts from Pope Francis speech attacking global economic order Reuters Pope Francis made a sweeping speech on Thursday during his Latin American tour criticizing the global economic order and asking for forgiveness from indigenous peoples for crimes committed by the Church in the past…. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 07.10.15

The Pope tries to keep a diplomatic face as he receives a gift from the Bolivian president… a crucifix featuring Jesus nailed to the Communist symbol of a hammer and sickle Flora Drury, The Daily Mail As crucifixes go, the one with Jesus nailed to the Communist symbol handed to Pope Francis during his meeting with the Bolivian President was unusual at best, blasphemous at worse. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 07.02.15

Pope got some wrong, a little right Doug Bandow, National View The Vatican’s new papal encyclical on the environment is a highly political discussion of the theology of the environment. Pope Francis mixes heartfelt concern for ecology with an often limited or confused understanding of the problem of pollution and the meaning of markets. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 06.25.15

Conservative Catholics Try to Domesticate Laudato Si Patricia Miller, Religion Dispatches Meanwhile, the response from the US leadership of the church to Francis’ urgent plea for action has been noticeably muted. Continue Reading...