The Vital Importance of Service Learning

Our partners at Benedictine College have launched a service learning department to integrate classroom lessons into real-life experience through service to the poor.  Brilliant!  They asked us for our thoughts on this and our recent mission to the Peruvian Andes, and the story is now live.  Check it out! https://www.benedictine.edu/academics/service-learning/newsletter/2017/12-08/importance  

Laudato si’: The Catholic approach to climate change

Laudato si’ and climate change             Climate change is, not surprisingly, the most controversial and politically charged issue in Laudato si’. It has been a source of heated debate and confusion especially in the American context. In this essay I will outline everything the encyclical Laudato si’ says on climate change and then compare and […]

How to read Laudato Si: intention, structure, form and content

Catholics who do not embrace the spirit of Evangelii gaudium will likely be confused by Laudato Si             In my previous article I already pointed out the 3 salient aspects of Laudato Si: its prophetic style, invitation to conversion and Trinitarian theology. I was going to technically discuss climate change in Laudato si’ vis-à-vis the […]

HUMAN ECOLOGY

  By José Ambozic The term Human Ecology has been used since long time ago in many contexts, but it was used firstable in 1991 by Pope John Paul II to mention the whole of the environment and conditions conducive to the healthy life, development and fulfillment of the human person. This seems a providential […]

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