Blog Archive

Title Date
Statement from Catholic Ecology Jun 15, 2015
Six statements to impress your friends when discussing the eco-encyclical
In minutes you can prepare for the conversations taking place in the days and weeks ahead
Jun 14, 2015
"Custody + Creation" takes on disposable cultures
A documentary airing this Sunday (and made available online) shines a light on Catholics working for ecological protection
Jun 11, 2015
On the ethics of energy
Just in time for the Pope's eco-encylical, moral theologians offer guidance on ethical energy production and use
Jun 10, 2015
On the Feast of Corpus Christi: Seeking unity within the Church
Bickering that erroneously sets life against ecology is the work of sin and Satan and can only be countered in Christ
Jun 6, 2015
Seeing through another person’s lens
Dr. Ellen Peters helps us understand why we disagree about climate change—even when we’re looking at the same data
Jun 3, 2015
A conservative’s case for conservation
The Rt Hon. Lord Deben of Britain’s Conservative Party employs faith and free-market principles to take on right-wing resistance to stewarding creation.
Jun 1, 2015
College Theology Society hits grand slam in Portland
“An Unexpected Wilderness: Seeking God on a Changing Planet” brings together faith, reason, and friendship at the CTS 61st annual meeting
May 30, 2015
Bridging the two ecos
“The New Climate Economy” conference considers how economies can benefit by supporting ecology
May 20, 2015
Walking by faith
Filipino climate activist Yeb Saño kicks off the global “People’s Pilgrimage,” calling attention to the need for climate action
May 17, 2015
The pope, a petition, and the work of the Spirit
Human history had one of those silent revolutions last week when the Pope was provided a petition about climate change
May 14, 2015
Let’s prepare, not speculate
Have we reached the silly point of speculation about Pope Francis’s eco-encyclical? Many say yes. And some are worried.
May 10, 2015
The importance of Friday, May 1st.
Three very Catholic events took place today. And they can help the mission of all Catholic ecologists.
May 1, 2015
Climates of relation
What can we do when issues like climate change polarize us?
Apr 28, 2015
Make every day Earth Day with “Greening Your Church”
A simple but powerful book offers a “practical guide to Creation Care Ministry for parishes, dioceses, and religious communities.”
Apr 21, 2015
Faith and the social sciences
Research by Dr. Erin Lothes helps on the front lines of faith and environmental protection
Apr 19, 2015
All eyes on Rome
An upcoming Vatican gathering seeks to build momentum for the upcoming papal eco-encyclical
Apr 15, 2015
"Merciful like the Father"
On Divine Mercy Sunday, Pope Francis announces a Year of Mercy that should elevate the efforts of Catholic ecologists
Apr 12, 2015
Breitbart mangles quotes, story, and truth
Bad [and now corrected] copy editing attributes anti-Church words to me
Apr 11, 2015
Lessons from Holy Week
If we want to protect the world, we must learn from and speak of the Crucified, Risen Savior of the world.
Apr 5, 2015

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Catholic Ecology posts my regular column in the Rhode Island Catholic, as well as scientific and theological commentary about the latest eco-news, both within and outside of the Catholic Church. What is contained herein is but one person's attempt to teach and defend the Church's teachings - ecological and otherwise. As such, I offer all contents of this blog for approval of the bishops of the Church. It is my hope that nothing herein will lead anyone astray from truth.