Father Mike's Column

Father Mike's Column

Commentary on the Commentary

I knew it would happen.  It was as predictable as sunup.  With the publication of Pope Francis’ latest encyclical Laudato si, the commentary began and swiftly ran to extreme places:  some of which I imagine was offered without even the benefit of reading the entire encyclical (it was a bit lengthy!).  There were those who rejoiced that finally the Church got some science right, and those who claimed that the Church should just shut up about science and politics.  There were those who called him a Marxist and encouraged Catholics to carefully pick and choose what they took from the… Read More

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