- Jan 15, 2020
Bill Patenaude, the co-founder of the Global Catholic Climate Movement, says that Pope Francis’s teaching on the environment is in complete continuity with that of emeritus Pope Benedict XVI and St. Pope John Paul II, but to date more conservative Catholics really haven’t gotten on board — raising the risk, he says, that the message is being carried by only half the Church.
In Aleppo, Sister Maria Sponsa Iusti Ioseph says that Christians in Syria, though confronting incredibly harsh and difficult conditions, find solace and support in the prayers of other Christians around the world. Sponsa said that the words and prayers of Pope Francis were received with love in the war-torn country.
As proposed new medical procedures enter into what looks like science fiction, are ethical concerns being properly taken into account? The latest controversy is over a surgeon who wants to transplant an entire human head.
Undocumented immigrants in the United States are turning to churches for help. The sanctuary church movement is a controversial way some congregations are trying to protect immigrants from deportation.
The second book in the Will Wilder children’s series has recently been published. Will is a boy who can see evil spirits, and must learn how to use his gift to help his friends on a new adventure. In this interview, the author, Raymond Arroyo, discusses his inspiration.