fbpx

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

Politics and Faith

CNA has a great article summarizing Archbishop Gomez’s call to incorporate faith into politics. The current political climate and the hish stakes for believers concerning freedom of conscience and freedom of religion, only serve to illustrate how important it is to hold a position in “unity of life” in which the faith shapes “how we live […]

Christ and Nature in Images

The last few posts have been filled with content about the reality and relationship between Christ and nature. Here is a very different expression of that reality in images from the city of Rio de Janeiro that was covered in clouds this morning. The statue of Christ the Redeemer has its base engulfed by clouds […]

Snakes, medicine and the mystery of evil

There is an interesting article today in O Globo from Brazil on a recent discovery of medical uses obtained from the jararaca (in tupi it means large snake) poison. The jararaca is the name of a very common poisonous and deadly snake in Brazil, and responsible for a large amount of snake attacks in the country. I remember growing […]

Cancun not so fun…

The Cancun world climate summit happening right now seems to be falling apart in many ways. Grist magazine comes out saying that “Cancun climate talks hit bump thanks to Japan and Brazil” and the quotes Lula (yes, in Brazil even president’s are called by their nicknames) “No big leader is going, only environment ministers at […]

0