June 25, 2015
Samuel Gregg, director of research at the Acton Institute, recently wrote for The Federalist
that the overreach by the Pope into a wide range of environmental issues plagues the text of the encyclical:
Neither the pope nor the teaching authority he exercises is required to comment on every imaginable subject discussed in the public square, whether it is air-conditioning’s environmental impact, contemporary threats to plankton, the effect of synthetic agrotoxins on birds, or how dams affect animal migration (and, yes, all four are discussed in “Laudato Si”). Continue Reading...