James’ reading this Sunday brings to light human exploitation of the Amazon and Mother Earth

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace In the second reading for this fourth Sunday in the Season of Creation, St. James declares: “Beloved: Where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there is disorder and every foul practice” (James 3:16). Pope Francis underscores this condemnation in his Apostolic Exhortation “Querida Amazonia.” Most of the … Continue reading James’ reading this Sunday brings to light human exploitation of the Amazon and Mother Earth

In this past Sunday’s readings, loving one’s neighbor means active concern for Mother Earth

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace On this second Sunday in the Season of Creation, the readings once again provide much by way of challenge and encouragement as we respond to God’s call on behalf of our suffering Mother Earth. The relevance of Scripture to the world’s issues at any given time … Continue reading In this past Sunday’s readings, loving one’s neighbor means active concern for Mother Earth