Ecology Archives - Crux



  • On Earth Day Catholics prepare to show mercy for the planet

    On Earth Day Catholics prepare to show mercy for the planet

    The #Mercy2Earth Weekend is being organized by the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) to mark the fact that Earth Day (April 22) and Divine Mercy Sunday (April 23) are happening on the same weekend. The organizers say “both Catholics and non-Catholics are certainly listening to Pope Francis’s eco-message.”

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  • Realism and Renewables: ‘Laudato Si’’ and the Real Option for the Poor

    Realism and Renewables: ‘Laudato Si’’ and the Real Option for the Poor

    Pope Francis’s ‘Laudato Si’’ emphasizes responding to God’s call to care for the creation that has been given us, so that its gifts may be used by all, and particularly that we may protect the poor and vulnerable who suffer the effects of climate change first. The pope says it is the imperative moral obligation to change our modes of production and consumption in order to accelerate rapidly to renewable energy systems.

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  • Myanmar cardinal decries economic, ecological ‘terrorism’

    Myanmar cardinal decries economic, ecological ‘terrorism’

    Addressing an Asia-Oceania meeting of religious women, Myanmar’s cardinal said: “We are gathered here today not against ISIS terrorists. We are gathered here against economic terrorists and ecological terrorists. Both terrorisms are unleashed against the poor, [and] the unborn.”

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