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The community and ascetic dimensions of Christian ecological commitment

31 January 2017
Los 17 Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible ilustrados por la Agencia Católica para el Desarrollo de Ultramar (CAFOD), que ha abogado por nuevos objetivos globales de desarrollo ya que sus socios compartieron que estos son “importantes para el trabajo que hacen con las comunidades de todo el mundo.” Foto de: cafod.org.uk

Jaime Tatay Nieto, SJ Many continue to examine the motivating factors behind the promulgation of Laudato si’ (LS), the first “ecological” encyclical in the history of Church social teaching.  The subject of LS goes far beyond the Catholic community and concerns every person who believes in a God who can act out of love,...
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Water in Catholic Social Teaching

31 August 2013
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Frank Turner, SJ For Christians, water is both a necessarily fundamental ecological theme and also a spiritual symbol. These two perspectives are inseparable. Sharing water justice with wisdom is at the heart of environmental responsibility, and yet water is more than one natural resource among others: it evokes Christ himself who refers to himself...
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A path of life

30 April 2012
Rebasamiento ecológico mundial. Foto de: Global Footprint Network

Jean-Marie Faux, SJ The Gospels tell us that after his baptism by John in the Jordan, Jesus was tempted in the wilderness by the devil.  Matthew (4, 1-11) features a triple temptation and a threefold response by Jesus.  By reading this story today, at a time when we keenly perceive the excesses of our...
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