EcoLinks 09.04.15

Pope Francis to Urge Unity During D.C. Visit Emily Wilkins, Roll Call Pope Francis will acknowledge the importance of Hispanics by celebrating Mass in his native language of Spanish during his visit later this month to Washington, D.C. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 09.03.15

Pope releases preservation doctrine, prepares for US visit Henry Grabbe, The Daily Targum Over the summer, I was honored to attend a UN meeting on the release of Laudato Si’ that featured Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana, a principal writer of the encyclical. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 09.02.15

Istanbul declaration on climate change Saudi Gazette “The Islamic Climate Change Declaration” urges Muslims the world over to recognize and take action against the threat of climate change. Study Guide on Care for Creation reissued; Metropolitan Tikhon addresses faithful on “Day of Prayer for Creation” The Orthodox News “As the summer draws to a close and children go back to or away to school for the first time and begin again a new academic year and ecclesiastical year, let us, being reminded by the pointers to Christ as mentioned by Saint Ephrem, take a moment to turn to the one needful thing in praise, worship and thanksgiving for the creation and all the blessings bestowed upon us by our merciful Creator,” Metropolitan Tikhon concludes. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 09.01.15

5 Interesting Facts About The Christian Faith of Martin O’Malley Ray Nothstine, Christian Post O’Malley, a lifelong Catholic, grew up in an Irish Catholic home in Maryland and attended Catholic schools all the way through college. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 08.31.15

SOS to Pope Francis: It’s souls that need saving not the environment Judi McLeod, Canada Free Press Protocol and pomp and ceremony aside, why would Christ’s Vicar on Earth come to pay homage to a president who is unabashedly the world’s top champion of abortions, including partial birth abortions; whose party refuses to defund Planned Parenthood whose organization sells body parts of aborted babies on the black market; and whose presidency is driven by a soul-corroding hatred of the country he was elected to serve? Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 08.28.15

Patriarchal Message for the New Ecclesiastical Year and the Day for the Protection of the Natural Environment Patriarch Bartholomew Human beings have destroyed creation through greed by focusing exclusively on this earth and its earthly benefits, which we endeavor to increase constantly, like the “rich fool” in the Gospel parable. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 08.27.15

Religious adopt Earth pledge Brian Roewe, National Catholic Reporter The national association for U.S. male religious has vowed more actions than words in taking up Pope Francis’ global call for protecting the planetary home, hoping their recently passed resolution will lead not only to eco-conscious changes in their own congregations, but will serve as a model for other Catholic institutions. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 08.26.15

Pope to commemorate World Day of Prayer for Creation Catholic World News At his August 26 general audience, Pope Francis announced that he will commemorate the 1st World Day of Prayer for Creation at a Liturgy of the Word in St. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 08.25.15

Climate change has become the one thing all religions are preaching against Nayantara Narayanan, Scroll.in When Pope Francis chose to champion the battle against climate change via papal encyclical in June this year, the act was lauded as the one that could galvanise the world community far more than 30 years of pleading by climate scientists. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 08.24.15

A new poll on climate change National Center for Science Education A new poll on public attitudes toward Pope Francis’s encyclical on climate change included questions on the occurrence of climate change itself. Continue Reading...