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“That Mountain which is Christ”

I have written about the spirituality of mountain climbing before, for which Pope John Paul II has a beautiful reflection, posted here. Recently a friend brought to my attention an official Catholic prayer for the blessing of tools for rock climbing, approved by Pope Pius XI. Here the Church recognizes the spiritual dimension of our […]

Vatican on 7 Billion

Below are some words by the Vatican on the 7 billionth baby, by Fr. Frederico Lombardi. The full article by CNA can be seen here. There is also a discussion of what this means for the population controversy here. Below an excellent illustration by NPR, who I never thought I could publish on this issue, […]

Creatio President Meets Vatican Cardinal

Jose Ambrozic, President of Creatio, and also a member of CALL (Catholic Association of Latino Leaders), was part of a delegation of CALL member’s who gave the Vatican an official response to Pope Benedict XVI’s encyclical “Caritas in Veritate.” (The encyclical contains many environmental references which I have commented on previously here and here). Other members of […]

Back from Missions

Below the latest pictures from the missions in Tapay in the Colca valley, which I led on behalf of  Creatio Missions. Apologies for the delay in blogging, there was no road to the village, let alone internet. Enjoy! For the full album, click here. 

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