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Post Tagged 'environment'

Video: Creation And The Heart Of Man

Pope Francis has started an important global discussion on the environment with the release of his encyclical Laudeto Si’, which the Acton Institute has been engaging in with vigor since it’s release, and has been ably covered as well here on the PowerBlog by the likes of Bruce Edward Walker and Joe Carter. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 08.17.15

Is Poland’s new hyper-Catholic government on a collision course with the pope? John L. Allen, Jr., Crux In his recent encyclical letter Laudato Si’, Francis called for strong limits on the consumption of fossil fuels. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 08.14.15

Pope Francis and the Republican Presidential Hopefuls: A Widening Divide Stephen Seufert, The Huffington Post During the first Republican presidential debate, candidates repeatedly mentioned the path towards economic growth is through tax cuts, deregulation, and smaller government. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 08.13.15

US Ambassador to the Holy See Talks about Pope Francis’ Visit to the United States Gerard O’Connell, Vatican Insider Q: Francis is the first pope ever to address Congress. How do you read this? Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 08.12.15

Pope’s climate push at odds with U.S. Catholic oil investments Richaard Valdmanis, Reuters But some of the largest American Catholic organizations have millions of dollars invested in energy companies, from hydraulic fracturing firms to oil sands producers, according to their own disclosures, through many portfolios intended to fund church operations and pay clergy salaries. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 08.11.15

Pope declares Sept. 1 a ‘World Day of Prayer’ for the environment Rosie Scammell, Crux The Vatican on Monday announced a World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, the latest move by Pope Francis to push environmental issues up the global agenda. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 08.10.15

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew receives interfaith environmental honor Ecumenical Patriarchate Bartholomew said he was “pleased to learn of the very recent Clean Power Plan of President Obama, which is a significant step in the right direction for the United States of America and which is already approved by the U. Continue Reading...