About the Nature Created by God, a Few Phrases that Ecologists Hate

“God made creation, admirable and harmonious, for man alone. And if He made it so wonderful, great, diverse, rich, useful, beneficial to nourish the body and lead the soul to God, it is because of man.” (St. John Chrysostom) “Things on the face of the earth were created for man’s sake, to help him achieve

Cardinal Pell’s Letter, a Torpedo on the Amazon Synod

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A letter from prison attributed to Cardinal Pell has circulated on Twitter, immediately triggering an investigation by the authorities of the state of Victoria. The cardinal, awaiting sentence, risks another sanction. In the letter, other than talking about his situation, he sends a clear signal regarding the upcoming Synod on the Amazon. While waiting for

Catholic philosopher: Amazon Synod working doc promotes ‘most dangerous’ form of socialismo

The working document for the upcoming Amazonian synod promotes the “most dangerous” form of socialism and is “absolutely unacceptable,” says a European philosopher. In an interview with LifeSite at this year’s Roman Forum Summer Symposium in Gardone Riviera, Italy, Austrian philosopher Professor Thomas Stark said the liberation theology once condemned by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith under

Amazon Synod preparer calls for Mass, Church with pagan elements

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For those who wish to understand what is really going on as the October synod on the Amazon looms on the horizon, the words and “dreams” — to use his own expression — of an indigenous Brazilian Salesian priest, Fr. Justino Sarmento Rezende, are among the most revealing. Fr. Justino is considered to be a pivotal element

Shades of green (IV)

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Sustainable Agriculture in Brazil CHAPTER 4 – RENEWABLE AGRO-ENERGY AGRICULTURE AND THE BRAZILIAN ENERGY MATRIX Brazil has one of the Earth’s cleanest energy matrixes, thanks to agriculture[1]. The renewable energy generated by the biomass produced by agriculture and livestock raising alone accounts for about 30% of the Brazilian energy matrix, equivalent to 250 million metric

An Indian at the Pan American Games

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On August 7, 2019, one of the largest Brazilian newspapers, O Estado de São Paulo, published this news: “Yaci is representing the Indians of Brazil at the Pan American Games in Lima.” [1] The article goes on to say that, for the first time in its history, Brazil will have an indigenous athlete in archery.

5 things the media won’t tell you about the Amazon fires

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[…] Thousands of fires are continually burning across the Earth every day of every year, and they always have. They have an animation of the last 20 years of this data. You won’t see much of a change, except that fires are worse in some areas and better in others from year to year. The map below

When High Noon Strikes

In the 1952 classic Western High Noon, Will Kane, the marshal of Hadleyville, has a choice to make.  The rule of law has unraveled, and Kane knows what he is up against.  Outlaw Frank Miller and his gang are arriving on the noon train.  So Kane visits the upstanding men of the town, asking them, one

Deep Ecology and De-growth

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I think Saint Augustine is the author of the maxim, “no great thing is created suddenly.” In any case, it is very wise and applies not only to good things but also to harmful ones. Thus, a serious illness normally begins with small symptoms that become increasingly harmful over time. The reader of this page

Nature is the Greatest Polluter

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We began our posting on this blog on June 29, 2017 with this question: In a room 20 feet by 20 feet with a ten foot ceiling, how many matches would you have to light for the air in that room to have the same percentage of carbon dioxide as the atmosphere from the annual emissions