Archives for March 20, 2013

Pope Francis Links Concerns for the Poor and the Environment

“Please, let us be protectors of creation, protectors of God's plan inscribed in nature, protectors of one another and of the environment."At first glance this is a counterintuitive statement. How might concern for the poor and for the environment be linked? Aren’t they often mutually exclusive? Aren’t humanitarians and tree-huggers loving different things? Can we be both Mother Teresa and St. Francis of Assisi? Pope Francis obviously seems to think so. Of course, this really is not new Chris … [Read more...]

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