• September 13, 2021

Topics : Environment

Ecological Conversion Definition

As part of the celebrations of the Season of Creation (1st Sept – 4th Oct) Fr Jimmy Bonnici gives an ecological conversion definition in this article. Through the encyclical ‘On Care for Our Common Home‘, he demonstrates how an eco-conversion implies a new way how we look at, interact and behave in front of creation. […]Read More

Why Care for Our Common Home? – Fr Rob Galea

Why care for our common home? Musician Fr Rob Galea, a Maltese priest living in Australia, shares a few words about Pope Francis’ letter “On Care For Our Common Home” and its relevance in today’s scenario dominated by Covid-19. The heart of a Pope who loves the heart of a loving God “When I first […]Read More

4 Maltese Professionals Read Laudato Si- Laudato Si Week 2020

These four Maltese professionals from different sectors of society share a common passion, they love the environment, and they have all read Pope Francis’ letter On Care Of Our Common Home. On the occasion of Laudato Si Week 2020, 16th-24th May, they tells us what inspires them from this encyclical and its relevance in today’s […]Read More

Top Popes’ Human Ecology Quotes

TOP POPES’ HUMAN ECOLOGY QUOTES 1. Human ecology effects environmental ecology “When human ecology is respected within society, environmental ecology also benefits.” Pope Benedict 16th, General Audience, 2009. 2. Human ecology is connected to both God and nature “We are losing our attitude of wonder, of contemplation, of listening to creation and thus we no longer manage to […]Read More

The Catholic Social Teaching – Environment

The environment has had a special place in the Catholic Social Teaching of the Church since the 1970s. It is actually one of the main themes in the Catholic Social Doctrine. In the more recent years, Pope Francis, with frankness and freshness, invites all Christians to an environmental conversion, by improving our relationships with other […]Read More

Appreciating Indigenous and Endemic Plants

Alfred E. Baldacchino, makes a point on the importance of indigenous and endemic plants and the concerns associated with introducing alien species in a country. This article refers particularly to the biodiversity of Malta.   “In the 1970s the government of Malta introduced Acacias trees which are detrimental to some people suffering from asthma, allergies, sinusitis […]Read More

Ideas to Help Save the Environment – An A – Z List

Below is an A-Z list suggesting ideas on how to help save the environment for green Catholics, or rather those people who wish to improve their ways of caring for the world around them in the vision of the social teachings of the Catholic Church. It is much more than being environmental friendly. It’s a way to become more connected […]Read More