Posts Tagged ‘oil’

Pope addresses world oil exec’s on energy-pollution challenge

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Pope Francis told world oil executives meeting at a two-day conference at the Vatican that transiting to less-polluting energy sources “is a challenge of epochal proportions”. The two-day conference was a follow-up to Francis’s 2015 encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si’. The encyclical calls for an energy policy “aimed at averting disastrous climate changes that Read more

Image of St John the Baptist seeping mysterious oil

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

A painting of St John the Baptist in a Greek Orthodox Church in Chicago has been seeping oil, which parishioners say has produced healings. The image in Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Homer Glen, Illinois, has been “sweating” oil since July. Parishioners believe the oil is myrrh, one of the gifts the Magi gave to Read more

Powershift to 100% possible

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Powershift – a beacon of hope and light in a world gone blind to any value other than greed, and an addiction to the car. It hasn’t always been like this. Up until the late 1940s, towns and even cities were compact, with trams and trains as the main means of public transport, with bicycles Read more