Ahead of 'Season of Creation', European Churches stress need for 'just and sustainable balance' between economy and ecology Full text

In a message for the Season of Creation from September 1 to October 4, the presidents of the Council of Bishops’ Conferences of Europe (CCEE) and the Conference of European Churches (CEC), Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco and the Reverend Christian Krieger respectively, have stressed the need for a “just and sustainable balance” in society, the economy and ecology.

Bishop-prophet Casaldàliga, in his own words (II) - 'The 21st century will make an option for the excluded or it will not be Christian' Viewpoints

As our modest little tribute to Pedro Casaldàliga – the Spanish-born ‘bishop of the poor’ of the Brazilian Amazon and indeed the world over who died Saturday at 92 – we at Novena are publishing texts from the prophet and poet in which he himself explains some of his visionary and intensely gospel-driven ideas for the Church and the world.