Eco Catholic: Catholics and others are troubled with the almost invisible profile of climate change this election season.
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Catholics in the United States are "excited" and "pleased" with the "hopeful" document, though some doubt much will change.
Several years ago, I was a senior fellow at Woodstock Theological Center working on questions in science and religion. One day, the program manager appeared at my door and asked if I wanted some boxes of notes that had been taking up space in his office. The notes happened to be those of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, and he did not know what to do with them. Woodstock had inherited the notes from Nicole Schmitz-Moorman, whose father, Karl Schmitz-Moorman, inherited the notes after Teilhard's death. Karl bequeathed the notes to his daughter, who, in turn, donated them to Woodstock.
Appreciation: Beatrice Bruteau, one of the most powerful shaping influences on contemporary mystical theology, interspirituality, and contemplative practice, died Nov. 16. She was 84.
Grace on the Margins: Franciscan Sr. Ilia Delio longs for you to see what she sees: the interconnectedness of humans, God, and the universe.
"I hope [Müller's] focus on this issue will stimulate many, both within the Catholic church and outside it, to deepen human understanding of conscious evolution."
Analysis: In the 1980s, then-Pope John Paul II said discoveries in the natural sciences needed to be imaginatively confronted. Twenty-five years later, LCWR is striving to do just that.