Category: Environment

Welcome to Advent 2015

I just finished reading West Virginian writer Ann Pancake’s 2007 novel Strange as This Weather Has Been. I cannot recommend it enough—especially for the season of Advent. The novel tells the story of a modern-day family in a West Virginia Appalachian coal-mining community, struggling to stay together as […]

Unpacking Laudato Si’

Welcome to Daily Theology’s first Google Hangout on Air! We will be discussing Pope Francis’ newest encyclical, Laudato Si’. The event is hosted by Christine McCarthy of Fordham University, who is joined by a panel of Catholic moral theologians: Erin Lothes Biviano (College of St. Elizabeth) Daniel Castillo […]

Three Takeaways from Laudato Si’

By Daniel Cosacchi With the promulgation of Pope Francis’s encyclical Laudato Si’: On Care for our Common Home, there is a resounding addition to the corpus of Roman Catholic social teaching. Here, for the first time in the history of papal encyclicals, we find an entire letter which […]