Ricardo Simmonds, the director of Creatio, was interviewd last week for EWTN Catholic television network on Catholic faith and environment. Now the interview is on you tube. Enjoy.
Recent news has revealed the appointment of Archbishop Charles Chaput of Denver to the Metropolitan See of Philadelphia, made official today. News can be seen here, here and here. What is notable is that archbishop Chaput was appointed directly by the Pope, against the suggested names given to him in the process. The Archbishop was […]
This was produced by some friends in Peru. Enjoy. [youtube=http://youtu.be/bhwLfBV1Gqk]
Growing up in Sao Paulo, I always remembered hearing of how wild the Amazon, the ‘Wild West’ of Brazil, really was: guns, feuds, murder, landlords, outlaws etc. It seems that things have not changed much. The Brazilian paper Globo has recently reported a few articles about the repressive and murderous measures of loggers in the […]
I don’t think Pope Benedict XVI intended it this way, but in his Easter Homily he certainly made great connections between Creation and the central mysteries of the Christian Faith. It may have been a mere coincidence that earth day and the Easter Triduum coincided this year, but the message was clear: “FAITH IN GOD BEGINS […]
Pope Benedict XVI has an interesting reflection on technology on his homily for Palm Sunday this year. You can read it in full here. He has spoken before on this issue. Below the most relevant points: All the inventions of the human spirit are ultimately an effort to gain wings so as to rise to the […]
Here is a different angle to the relationship to the iconic “Peace and Love” of the 60’s, and the philo-environmentalism associated to it. Fr. Cantalamessa, the Pope’s preacher. His talk is called “God is Love” delivered in his Lenten Homily series. We heard Cantalamessa before on creation and the spiritual life during Advent. The key […]
Jeffrey Mirus at CatholicCulture.org has an interesting take on the principles of Catholic environmentalism. You can read it here. I have written something along those lines here.
This is a quote from Pope John Paul II on the significance of sports and specifically mountain climbing. The meaning it has for the Christian life and how it can enhance our spiritual growth. The original in Italian can be found here, and the quote in English can be found in the book “A Catholic Perspective: […]