There is a fascinating recent interview with Patrick Moore, the founder of Greenpeace and now one of its most vehement critics. See the full article here. Below some of the highlights.
Three days ago Pope Benedict XVI met with US Bishops in their ad limina visit to the Holy See, and addressed the challenges he foresees in the US front. One of the central themes was the attack on morality, and he said the following: With her long tradition of respect for the right relationship between […]
What is the Pope’s favorite animal? While I am not aware of a direct quote, we can deduce it from a homily last week, which repeats an insight at the end of his autobiography. It’s also own his Coat of Arms, as you can see: a bear. As you can read in detail in the […]
As a conclusion to the last post on the book “The Light of the World”, this is the most thought provoking passage in my opinion. Though it is not about the environment directly, I think it is a diagnostic of some roots of the environmental situation as well. Reflecting on the visit of 3rd world […]
Fr. Cantalamessa has just released a new speech on rationalism as a challenge for out times. On speaking about the misuse of reason and its consequences, one of the most striking is the loss of the sense of the sacred. One important way of regaining this sense in the modern world is through the contemplation […]