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S+L BLOG: encyclical



A few events the last couple weeks have led me to today’s reflection. Primarily, the fact that the Vatican has announced that Pope Francis will be releasing his second Encyclical later this month and that the topic of this papal document is the ecology. Add to that, the incredible response the news has garnered from ...read more
Many people have contacted us about the forthcoming Papal Encyclical on the environment.  The reflections below, especially in answer to the third question, simply flow from an attentive reading of teachings on the environment in the works of both Popes Benedict XVI and Pope Francis.  Popes write encyclicals formulated on the foundations of what has ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: details from the Pallium Mass, examining the conscience, a new papal encyclical, Pope Francis announces a visit to to African refugees, and music ministry in the modern age! Check it out! ...read more
The topic getting ink in Rome this week involved some leaked information but it had nothing to do with private documents, no stealing, no accusations. In fact, the person who leaked the information probably did not realize they were releasing previously undisclosed information. The “mole” was the Bishop Luigi Martella of Molfetta, Italy. While on ...read more