Netflix’s new documentary “Seaspiracy” has lots of problems. A Jesuit marine biologist offers his take.
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The Catholic Church condemns animal cruelty. Does our consumption of animal products violate this teaching?
On Sunday, Pope Francis released the third encyclical of his papacy entitled “Fratelli Tutti,” on fraternity and social friendship. An encyclical is one of the highest ranking documents from a Pope. In this lengthy letter, he offers critiques of populism, neoliberalism, and militarized borders. He restates a rejection of the death penalty. He calls on all people to recognize and live out our common fraternity. Read this article for a complete overview.
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.
Gardening does not need to be about perfection; it can help us remember that God is the one who is in control.
In this strangest of Easter seasons, what do “Tiger King” and the resurrection of Christ have in common?
In “Querida Amazonia” Pope Francis amplifies the voice of Amazonian peoples and reminds the world to treat the Amazon with love.
Pope Francis reflects on the Amazon Synod and dreams of an Amazon region that shows forth reconciliation among God, people, and the environment.
Matt Ippel, SJ celebrates the Jesuit commitment to “the service of faith and the promotion of justice”, remembers those who have died for it, and is inspired to keep fighting for it.
This weekend in Washington DC was the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice hosted by the Ignatian Solidarity Network. Two thousand students came from high schools and colleges around the country, along with a handful of international delegations. The theme for 2019 was “Radical Hope and Prophetic Action” and the event featured keynote speakers Sr. Peggy O’Neill, S.C., from the Center of Arts for Peace in El Salvador, Marcia Chatelain, Ph.D., from Georgetown University, and Reyna Montoya, CEO of Aliento.