Posts Tagged ‘Enviroment’

NZ Initiative: Pope talking ‘drivel’ in encyclical

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

“As a Catholic economist, reading this papal drivel masquerading as an encyclical is both embarrassing and infuriating,” says Oliver Hartwich, the executive director of the New Zealand Initiative, a libertarian think tank. He was referring to the the Pope’s encyclical Laudato Si’. “Thank God Catholics are free to disagree with this personal position of the Pope.” Read more

Churches and Governments must work together to protect environment

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

It is  important to take into consideration the impact that activities such as mining could have on the environment and the people. Churches must take a strong, united stand on the responsible use of natural resources says Fiji Catholic priest, Father Kevin Barr.  He was speaking at Pacific Conference of Churches Assembly. More than 200 delegates representing 34 Read more

Christianity and the ecological crisis – Power to the thoughtful

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

More signs of hope are visible everywhere I look, in this season of Spring. From nature – two blossoms already on my pohutukawa from the Kermadecs, shining cuckoos and grey warblers singing in competition. One powerful sign for me was the recent conference in Wellington, ‘Christianity and the ecological crisis’, with the themes of lament, Read more