Care for the earth has become a major political issue. But care for creation is not a new issue for Catholics. Franciscan Sr. Joan Brown takes a look at how the church has understood creation through the centuries. In an online essay posted at Catholic Update, she shows how the gift of the earth is very much tied in with how Catholics celebrate the sacraments.
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In This Issue
- Editorial: Take Amoris Laetitia's challenge seriously
- Nondiscrimination laws merit church support
- Mercy turns the world upside down
- Special Section (in print only): Summer Books
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by Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service Eco Catholic
by Michael Sean Winters Distinctly Catholic