The idea of billions of sentient creatures slaughtered to satisfy our gastronomic wants around the holidays should give us pause. There are no good reasons for eating animal products as part of holiday traditions.
Our contemporary culture seems to suggest that free time should be spent in mindless entertainment or in rest for the purpose of being more productive later. However, leisure can put us deeper in touch with creation and our Creator when set aside for contemplative wonder.
The California drought is an opportunity to examine how meat-heavy diets cause a strain to our water supply.
Catholics are called to care for creation and the marginalized. How does eating fish fit into this exhortation?
The Catholic Church condemns animal cruelty. Does our consumption of animal products violate this teaching?
As Catholics we are called to care for our common home. A Pigouvian tax on the negative externality of carbon emissions is a systemic stem toward that care.
The coronavirus pandemic has broken our habits of consumption. Now is a time to reassess so that we can create an economy that is healthier for the environment and better serves people’s needs.
How can we articulate a fair immigration policy in a divided country?
A Christian take on immigration, Trump’s border wall, and the fence between the head and the heart.