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Catechesis of Creation – Guest Post: Tom Collingwood

A CRISIS IN CREATION The current debates over environmental issues too often provide little in the way of a faith perspective for understanding and acting to address those issues. CREATIO is initiating with this introductory article a “Crisis in Creation” series to present a Catholic ethic for viewing nature. CREATIO associates are a wide range […]

Faith, The Bridge Between God´s Creatures and their Participation in the Understanding of the Greater Meaning of the Creation.

This post is part of the conference  about  “Jesus and Nature: Catholic Perspectives on Environmental Issues”, presented in Rio from July 22-24 for WYD.  Thank you to  Dr. José Duarte de Barros Filho for this  valuable  contribution. Biology and Faith are two marvelous aspects of the majesty, wisdom and love of God

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 […]

The next Pope? Cardinal Scola on nature and freedom

As the conclave begins today, there is much speculation about the who next Pope will be. While it is impossible to know, and we should not underestimate the ‘microculture’ of Cardinals impacting the outcome, one of the candidates is Cardinal Scola. The current Archbishop of Milan has written before on nature and environmental issues, among […]

Catholic Symposium on Climate Change… and Hurricane Sandy

Recently a few articles have come out describing a symposium organized by the USCCB on climate change. The Conference was titled: ““A Catholic Consultation on Environmental Justice and Climate Change: Assessing Pope Benedict XVI’s Ecological Vision for the Catholic Church in the United States,” linked here,  and as NCR reports, it “came about through a partnership […]

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