“COVID-19 fell like a meteor on the system of capital and neoliberalism. Did the Wall Street slogan ‘greed is good’ help?”, asks guest at ‘Economy of Francesco’ online event
The new encyclical of Pope Francis, signed on October 3rd on the tomb of Francis of Assisi in the city of Assisi, will be a landmark in the social doctrine of the Church.
In times of great crisis, natural disasters and now, with the pandemic of the new coronavirus, human beings are letting what is essential for them come to the fore: solidarity, cooperation and care for others.
“If the Pope’s ecology had been implemented we wouldn’t have a coronavirus pandemic”, a priest and liberation theologian has written.
“Capitalism, the Satan of the Earth, is destroying the planet”, ecotheologian Leonardo Boff has denounced.
(Source: Leonardo Boff, Brazilian ecotheologian and liberation theologian; translation: Novena) To understand the meaning of the coronavirus, we have to…
The following text was written by ten religious women of the group “Religious Women for Human Dignity”, which was formed in Munich in autumn 2018. It reflects how the challenges of the corona pandemic were creatively taken up and overcome by religious women. Their experiences are especially related to the understanding of the sacraments, of the Eucharist and of ministry, or rather the image of the priesthood.
A blind person perceives with their hands or with their cane the most relevant things that they find in their path. Well, we are going to try to undertake a blind person’s reading of the ecological encyclical of Pope Francis, Laudato Si’: on the care of the Common Home, whose five year anniversary we have just celebrated. What are its main points?
“Capitalism is leading humanity to a fatal dead end”, Brazilian ecotheologian Leonardo Boff has said.
It’s a terrible fact that the systemic attack that nature is carrying out against humanity with a tiny and invisible virus is causing serious concern and leading many thousands of people to death.
The prospect of one “world government” after the COVID-19 pandemic is dividing Catholic conservatives and progressives.
When the coronavirus pandemic passes, we will not be allowed to return to the previous “normality”, says liberation theologian Leonardo Boff.
Liberation theologian Boff: “Capitalism is only good for the rich; for the rest it is hell and for nature, a war”.
Pope Francis cancelled in-person liturgical celebrations at Easter. Other Christian Churches did the same, to avoid crowds that could expose the faithful to the risk of infection by the coronavirus.
The current coronavirus pandemic represents a unique opportunity for us to rethink our way of inhabiting the Common Home; the way we produce, consume and relate to nature.
A Swiss bishop being called a “horror clown” and “cynical” has been muzzled by his diocese for comments on coronavirus reflecting “irresponsible and dangerous… superstition”.