Archive for the ‘environment’ Category
Here are a few interesting news reports and comment pieces to start the day:
Mgr Andrew Faley says incoming Anglicans must not become a “sect” within the Catholic Church.
Senior Irish Church leaders prepare to discuss child abuse with Pope Benedict XVI later today.
The head of the Holy See’s delegation in Copenhagen explains what he hopes the summit will achieve.
The Vatican confirms the programme of Pope Benedict XVI’s May trip to Fatima.
Talks between Israel and the Holy See have reportedly hit another dead end.
Archbishop Chaput explains why he signed the Manhattan Declaration.
Matthew Milliner names the theological book of the decade.
Rod Dreher discovers what St Nicholas really looked like.
And Zenit wonders if cuddly toys might be the solution to the priestly vocations crisis.
In a 51-page dissertation submitted to the Catholic University of Leuven, or Louvain, Fr Nesbitt argues that John Paul II played a key role in shifting the Catholic Church’s attitude to the ecological crisis.
Hat tip: Love Undefiled
Photo: Pope John Paul II pauses for reflection near a waterfall in the mountains of Italy’s Val d’Aosta region on July 13 2001 (CNS photo from pool)