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HUMANIZING ECOLOGY

  Strarford and Sophie Caldecott present us a resume of their lecture presented in the frame of WYD held in Rio de Janeiro on July, 2013. This beautiful document have special relevance in the context of the next encyclical about Ecology that our Pope is writing.     Through the pontificates of John Paul II, […]

“NATURE AND CULTURE IN CATHOLIC ENVIRONMENTALISM: ROMANO GUARDINI’S LETTERS FROM LAKE COMO

  Christopher Shannon, in the frame of the last WDY presented us some ideas from Romano Guardini, one of the most profound modern Catholic thinkers, who in 1926 wrote a famous  book called Letters from Lake Como. In this book, Guardini develop a range of questions concerning man’s relation to the natural world, a foundational […]

THE GARDENER’S CHILDREN

This is a beautiful analogy and reflection of André Houssney about biblical stories based on the planet care. In these days close to Christmas Day we must remember that God comes to the world to teach us more about the love for everything that surround us.   “Give a man an acre and he will […]

Canticle of all Creatures

St. Francis of Assisi, whose day was celebrated today, gave us  a great legacy , his love and concern for all creatures, as an expression of God’s love for us. Following  the example of Saint Francis we can get the  reconciliation with creation each day! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlL_gkU89LY]

Creatio Conference gearing up

Today I have received official confirmation of Cardinal Peter Turkson’s participation as the keynote speaker at the Creatio Conference to be held during World Youth Day in Rio 2013. Cardinal Turkson is the President for the Pontifical Council of Justice and Peace, and represents the Holy See on issues that concern the environment. Creatio is […]

A Catholic scientist speaks on Climate Change

Sophie Caldecott has a wonderful inetrview with Glenn Juday, Professor of Forest Ecology at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. The interview focuses on climate change, and expresses through Juday’s ideas what a Catholic position should be. As Sophie says, he “has a refreshingly positive attitude towards the issue of global climate change.” I have spoken at […]

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