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Implore “pardon for the sins committed against the world”? Wherein Fr. Z rants.

The Church will observe a “World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation” on 1 September, as has been the custom in the Orthodox Church for some time.
Pope Francis, in his letter about this event to Card. Turkson (President of … Continue reading

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Good news about the new encyclical Laudato si’ – #PopeForPlanet

Before anything else… don’t just bash the new encyclical.   Some people are having full-fledged spittle-flecked nutties today.  I suspect that some of them are people who are happy only when they are unhappy.
Dear readers… take a deep breath.
There are … Continue reading

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Fr. Sirico on the upcoming encyclical on the “environment”

Over at Acton Institute, find a post and a short video by Acton’s head Fr. Robert Sirico about the upcoming encyclical on the “environment”.   There is some good, basic information about encyclicals there, too. HERE
Fr. Sirico makes some good points … Continue reading

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Pope Francis, the UN, and an encyclical on the environment

Be sure to spend a little time with Thom Peters’ piece at Catholic Vote about Pope Francis, the new, projected encyclical on the environment and human ecology, and the UN.
There are pithy phrases which we might put on mugs and … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Guidelines for “environment” for the liturgy coordinator. Fr. Z rants.

From a priest:
Read the black, and do the red seems to work well. [Do I hear an “Amen!”?] I am training a new liturgy coordinator. She will be in charge of the environment in the church. In the past that meant flowers … Continue reading

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