viernes, 19 de junio de 2015
Pope Francis did not hesitate to wade into controversial topics
"Laudato Si" focuses on the heart of man and the disorders of our age
The human heart and the resulting brokenness of human relations is the cause of the crises in the life-sustaining ecosystems that form our common home.
By William L. Patenaude
With the long wait over, the release of Laudato Si' will shift conversations from what Pope Francis might say in his encyclical on the environment to more important ones of what he has said. It is likely that many in Rome hope that now that the document has been released, its words will ease much of the anxiety that has saturated these past months.
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Environment encyclical takes bold stance on controversial issues
“Never have we so hurt and mistreated our common home as we have in the last two hundred years,” Pope Francis says in his new encyclical.
In his newly released encyclical on the environment, Pope Francis did not hesitate to wade into controversial topics, making statements on global warming, pollution, species extinction and global inequality’s impact on natural resources.
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Watch: Ignatius Press editorial staff members discuss “Laudato Si”
Holistic, pastoral, challenging: The new encyclical is more than politics or economic policy.
Ignatius Press president Mark Brumley is joined by Fr. Joseph Fessio, S.J., founder of Ignatius Press, editor Vivian Dudro, and John Herreid for a discussion of the new encyclical Laudato Si'.
Watch: “Ignatius Press editorial staff members discuss ‘Laudato Si’”