Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Throughout his papacy, Benedict XVI reminded us that God gave us the task of cultivating and caring for His creation. More recently Pope Francis blamed our culture of waste for our inability to care for creation. He suggested that our culture of consumption leads both to our reckless disposal of land, resources, and food, and to our neglect of our brothers and sisters. He also denounced our culture for being obsessed with money, saying “Man is not in charge today; money is in charge, money rules.” In this month issue of Matthew 25 we are previewing Pope Francis encyclical about Care for God’s Creation coming up this summer and the connection between care of creation and care for the poor.
Read it as a full page insert in the Sunday bulletin of April 19 or