Climate change: Al Gore and Pope Benedict

Following up on our post the other day about Al Gore’s Nobel Peace Prize, we give you a link to an article in Our Sunday Visitor about stewardship of the earth as a moral issue. But as the OSV article by Gerald Korson notes, the church and environmentalists part company on the issue of population control. Says one analyst about environmentalists, “Very often, they seem much more concerned about population in poor countries than about consumption in rich countries.”

The importance of praying for rain

It’s raining here today, finally, after a record number of days without measurable precipitation, but things have been even worse in Georgia, where Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Atlanta recently wrote a column in The Georgia Bulletin about the importance of seeking God’s intervention during times of drought as part of the church’s connection to nature.

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