Pope Francis on the Season of Creation

Today, Pope Francis made his first official statement promoting the Season of Creation, an annual celebration of prayer and action for creation that is observed by Christians around the globe. Key messagesThe full text of the pontiff’s message is here in Italian with...

Acedia, Ecology, And The Via Positiva

By Matthew Fox, 2 Sept 2019 During the industrial revolution the captains of industry complained about “sloth,” as the deadly sin of acedia was translated at that time.  They considered anyone who did not want to work 14-hour days, six days a week, alongside 12 year...

A Season for Undertaking Prophetic Action

Vatican Media Screenshot Pope Francis’ Message for World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation ‘Each Christian man and woman, every member of the human family, can act as a thin yet unique and indispensable thread in weaving a network of life that embraces everyone’ 1...