Economy and Christian Concern for the Environment

Taking care of God’s world by responsibly caring for God’s creatures (Genesis 1) and by “tending the garden” (Genesis 2) was our first assignment from God. We are all called to be keepers of God’s garden.

Science and the environment: For a safer planet

There is a valid hermeneutic of suspicion regarding science and scientists. But let nobody write off scientists as fools. Knee-jerk ideological ‘denialism’ is ignorant and irresponsible, and can endanger lives for generations to come.

Rise up and get your hands dirty

The youth are inherently energized for change. No wonder, history is dotted with episodes of young people’s protests that forced positive and substantive societal changes. Our times cannot be different.

Laudato si’ catechists

Pope Francis’ recent teachings on ecology complement what the Catechism of the Catholic Church says about being Christian, adding that it is our responsibility to care for creation and not to ‘steal’ resources from future generations.

Human population and the environment

It is a mistake to regard humanity as a parasite on creation, as if we were a foreign intrusion into the biosphere. This is not how God sees us. He made us stewards of his creation.

Women as cosmic liturgists

At last, we are recognising that women play a role in the liturgy of the Mass. Is it not high time we recognised also what an important part they play in the liturgy of the Universe?

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I can’t breathe

In a moment when the whole Earth echoes the cry for justice, the Covid-19 pandemic has been a real learning moment for all humanity. But what value is a lesson, […]