Sitting in the Garden of Gethsemane I was consoled by an experience that I might not have gotten elsewhere.How often in considering this story do we consider that Jesus sought consolation and prayer in a garden?
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Fake News and the Good News
Although the term “fake news” may be of relatively recent invention, Pope Francis argues that it begins already in the Garden of Eden. In an insightful exegesis of Genesis 3, he describes the serpent as […]
Book Review on “Structures of Grace: Catholic Organizations Serving the Global Common Good”
Kevin Ahern, Structures of Grace: Catholic Organizations Serving the Global Common Good (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2015), pp. 224 Nearly half the world – over three billion people – live on less that $2.50 a […]
Saint Francis and the Historical Roots of Our Ecological Crisis
Over 40 years ago, Lynn White Jr. published The Historical Roots of Our Ecological Crisis, an article that sparked a significant number of theologians to connect the harmful understanding of the God-world relationship within Christianity […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Catholic Response to the Anthropocene: A Brief overview and Outline of Laudato Si’
A brief summary and outline of Pope Francis’ Encyclical , Laudato Si’ On Care for Our Common Home
Praise and Lament: That We May Protect Life and Beauty
I knew what this day would be about: the encyclical. This day that really started earlier this week with a leak. This day that truly began with a couple years of rumors of a document […]
Timing is everything, or is it? Al Gore, Pharrell Williams and the release of the Pope Francis’ encyclical on June 18th.
Why is Laudato Si to be released on June 18th and what do Al Gore and Pharrell Williams have to do with it?
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