Archivo de Categorías: Fe y Ambiente

The Pope’s last words on nature: Scaling the mountain

In Pope Benedict XVI’s very last address in Castelgandolfo, already ‘retired’ he mentioned that one of his joys is to be in the beauty of creation: “I am happy to be with you, surrounded by the beauty of Creation and your kindness,

The Pope’s last words on nature: Scaling the mountain

In Pope Benedict XVI’s very last address in Castelgandolfo, already ‘retired’ he mentioned that one of his joys is to be in the beauty of creation: “I am happy to be with you, surrounded by the beauty of Creation and your kindness,

The Cedar of Lebanon – Peace and Reconciliation

A few days ago Pope Benedict XVI delivered an address on peace, and used the cedar tree as a metaphor for communicating his key ideas. He opened the address by saying this to Lebanon’s president: With you, I have just planted a

The Cedar of Lebanon – Peace and Reconciliation

A few days ago Pope Benedict XVI delivered an address on peace, and used the cedar tree as a metaphor for communicating his key ideas. He opened the address by saying this to Lebanon’s president: With you, I have just planted a

Mountaineering and Palm Sunday

I have posted a few liturgical and Papal messages drawing here and here the relationship between mountaineering, rock climbing and the Christian life. Here I found another great one, in Pope Benedict’s 2008 Palm Sunday homily, where he used the rope that ties climbers together

Mountaineering and Palm Sunday

I have posted a few liturgical and Papal messages drawing here and here the relationship between mountaineering, rock climbing and the Christian life. Here I found another great one, in Pope Benedict’s 2008 Palm Sunday homily, where he used the rope that ties climbers together

Taking Man As He Is

This is a guest post by Adam Ureneck.  In his recent book, Stephen Hawking, pronounced philosophy to be dead. Here is a quote from his book , Grand Design. “We each exist for but a short time, and in that

Taking Man As He Is

This is a guest post by Adam Ureneck.  In his recent book, Stephen Hawking, pronounced philosophy to be dead. Here is a quote from his book , Grand Design. “We each exist for but a short time, and in that

Africa, Reconciliation and Environment

During the Pope’s trip to Benin in Africa there have been a few statements relevant to the environment. Most of the message of the trip has centered on “hope”, as well as moral and spiritual matters. Pope Benedict XVI insisted throughout his

Africa, Reconciliation and Environment

During the Pope’s trip to Benin in Africa there have been a few statements relevant to the environment. Most of the message of the trip has centered on “hope”, as well as moral and spiritual matters. Pope Benedict XVI insisted throughout his

Silence and the “eco-system” of communications

There is an excellent opinion article in the New York Times about “The Joy of Quiet”. There Pico Iyer explains how the trend for the future is to seek silence, not communication. We are overloaded already, and will be paying not

Silence and the “eco-system” of communications

There is an excellent opinion article in the New York Times about “The Joy of Quiet”. There Pico Iyer explains how the trend for the future is to seek silence, not communication. We are overloaded already, and will be paying not