Latest from Pope Francis – Feb 2017

Pope: ‘In Our Littleness, God Makes the Impossible, Possible’ Posted by Deborah Castellano Lubov on 20 February, 2017 In your littleness, be courageous. God will make the impossible, possible. Pope Francis suggested this to participants in the General Chapter of the Marian Clerics of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Saturday in the […]

Conclusion of Pope Francis’ Speech to European Leaders – the real possibility to be catalysts of change and transformation

From the Conclusion of Pope Francis’ Speech to European Leaders The capacity to generate No one can remain a mere onlooker or bystander. Everyone, from the smallest to the greatest, has an active role to play in the creation of an integrated and reconciled society. This culture of dialogue can come about only if all […]

Responding to Oppression and Following the Call of Jesus – Meet Zach Johnson, new executive director of Call to Action

Zach Johnson, new executive director of Call to Action, starting on March 27, 2017 I’ve been Catholic my whole life. Like many cradle Catholics, my religion felt more like an inherited culture than a chosen spirituality. The way I hear my grandparents talk about being Polish and German is how I’ve often felt about being […]

Our desire to delay getting off fossil fuels is paid for in lives, on a daily basis. Amory Lovins comments in Forbes

Leading American energy and efficiency expert, and consultant to auto companies Amory Lovins writes in Forbes: “Auto efficiency rollbacks would threaten our national security and prosperity. As Rocky Mountain Institute’s Pentagon-cosponsored Winning the Oil Endgame showed in 2004, America’s $2-billion-a-day oil purchases incurred hidden costs—paid not at the pump but through our taxes or incomes—totaling […]

How much loss of life and squandering of national treasure are we Americans prepared to accept to stay wedded to our beloved fossil fuels?

Leading American energy and efficiency expert, and consultant to auto companies Amory Lovins writes in Forbes: “Auto efficiency rollbacks would threaten our national security and prosperity. As Rocky Mountain Institute’s Pentagon-cosponsored Winning the Oil Endgame showed in 2004, America’s $2-billion-a-day oil purchases incurred hidden costs—paid not at the pump but through our taxes or incomes—totaling […]