San Diego diocese makes move toward solar power

Bishop McElroy approves the idea

The following comes from a December 14 Southern Cross article: SAN DIEGO — All parishes in the Diocese of San Diego are being encouraged to install solar power systems in the very near future. The Diocesan Finance Council recommended the move toward solar power and also proposed that all parish solar projects go through an approval process with the diocese that includes … [Read more...]

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Is the Catholic Church drifting into eco-spirituality?

"Messianic environmentalism is about to assume the status of dogma in Pope Francis’ looming encyclical"

The following is a May 28 Federalist article by Maureen Mullarkey: Is Catholicism on a slide into nature mysticism? It is a discomforting question for a Catholic to ask, but it bears scrutiny. Messianic environmentalism is about to assume the status of dogma in Pope Francis’ looming encyclical. Once discarding our incandescent light bulbs and biking to work become a … [Read more...]

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Kids’ books pave the way for release of encyclical on environment

Bishop Soto endorses two storybooks for elementary students

The following comes from an April news release on the USCCB website: Two illustrated storybooks offer elementary school-aged children, their parents and teachers examples of how to put their faith in action and participate in solutions to important problems related to the life and dignity of others. The books provide much-needed resources in Catholic social teaching for this … [Read more...]

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