Tagged: Laudato Si

Sacrificing to Protect our Common Home

On this Earth Day, there are calls to “Invest in our Planet.” After all, it is the only one we’ve got! Care for creation has been a major theme during the pontificate of Pope Francis. His opponents claim that the...

Sacrificing to Protect our Common Home

Laudato Si and the Unity of All Things

In Laudato Si, Pope Francis writes: It cannot be emphasized enough how everything is interconnected. Time and space are not independent of one another, and not even atoms or subatomic particles can be considered in isolation. Just as the different...

Laudato Si and the Unity of All Things

US Bishops on Laudato Si’: More like ‘Laudato No’

What does your bishop have to say about climate change? For US Catholics, the most typical answer to this question is either “not much” or “nothing at all.” According to an article published today in Environmental Research Letters by University...

US Bishops on Laudato Si’: More like ‘Laudato No’

The contemplative vision and Laudato Si’

In our journey back to God, we all start with the things He has revealed to us. We learn about the actions of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit in history, scripture, the Church, and the lives of the saints....

The contemplative vision and Laudato Si’

Opposing Culture, or Opposing an Anti-Culture?

The Benedictine Monastery and the Franciscan Field Hospital Catholics aren’t Countercultural As Catholics, we’re called to resist the “culture of death” and the “throw-away culture.” Does this mean we are countercultural? Are we being called to oppose a culture, or...

Opposing Culture, or Opposing an Anti-Culture?