Posts Tagged ‘human’

Ten rules of life to become more human

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Jean Vanier, the founder of L’Arche communities, turned 90 last week. And on the occasion of the Sept. 10 milestone he decided to share a video message in English that proposes “ten rules of life to become more human.” Vanier, son of one of Canada’s late governors general, set up his first L’Arche community in Read more

Surprise! It’s the Pope

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Cardinals are traditionally called “princes of the church,” but Pope Francis insisted on Sunday they’re not part of a “royal court.” Interviews with several cardinals this week suggest the pope backs up those words with his personal example. As he approaches the one-year anniversary of his election, it’s becoming steadily clearer that Francis is the Read more

Man-made climate change ‘irrefutable’, bishops told

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Evidence of a human factor in climate change is “irrefutable”, academics and church representatives agreed at a seminar co-sponsored by the commission of European Catholic bishops. The seminar heard several speakers call for aggressive efforts to cut down the use of fossil fuels, question the wisdom of “growth-based” economic systems, and call for substantial changes Read more