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The pope is faithful to the watch

In his encyclical, Praise Be: On Care for our common home (Laudato Si’), Pope Francis applauds current efforts to “substitute fossil fuel and develop sources of renewable energy… and to develop adequate storage capacity” (No.26).

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Delving into ecological conversion

What does ecological conversion look like? It is an important question for Catholics in the light of Praise Be: On care for our common home (Laudato Si’).

It was on my mind when I visited the site of the Paris negotiations, particularly since the conference focus was turning specifically towards action responses to climate change.

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The mother of God—success or failure?

Every impression exhausts itself. All life is a perpetual becoming. Impressions start out strong; they gain momentum for a while, then fade.

When a call to mission occurs, it stands out from everything that is life: temporal, short lived and mundane as something extraordinary, clear and definite, and though it may be denied, the call never fades.