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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- Editorial: Can Guatemala overcome the drag of the past?
- Homeless youth seep through the cracks
- Confession is about the mind-boggling mercy of God
- Special Section (in print only): Travel
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