Pope calls global warming sin, says protecting creation is work of mercy
Inés San Martín, Crux
On a day marked by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople as a day of prayer for creation, Pope Francis on Thursday reaffirmed that he regards environmental damage such as global warming as a serious sin against creation and wants Christians to resist it.
The Ethics of Entrepreneurship and Profit
Hans-Hermann Hoppe, Mises Wire
In the most fundamental sense we are all, with each of our actions, always and invariably profit-seeking entrepreneurs.
Religious Freedom Doesn’t Protect Child Abuse
Emma Green, The Atlantic
An Indiana woman’s claim that she beat her son because of her faith is unlikely to succeed in court, but it could have implications for how Americans perceive these kinds of arguments in the future.
Socialism in Jesus’ Name?
R.C. Sproul Jr., Ligonier Ministries
“Jesus wants us to care for the poor. Socialism cares for the poor. Therefore Jesus wants socialism.” It’s a pretty simple syllogism. It is, nevertheless, a terribly flawed one.