The Laudato Si’ Revolution: Pope Francis, Fukuyama, and the End of History

The Laudato Si’ Revolution: Pope Francis, Fukuyama, and the End of History

Editor’s note: This is the fifth and final post in a series on Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si’, in honor of the Holy Father’s first visit to the United States. He has the keys to the papal apartment, but lives in a humble guest house. He dutifully shakes hands with dignitaries, but embraces... [Read more...]

Ecology Without Tyranny: How to Implement Laudato Si’

Ecology Without Tyranny: How to Implement Laudato Si’

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a five-part series on Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si’, in honor of the Holy Father’s first visit to the United States.  Only by cultivating sound virtues will people be able to make a selfless ecological commitment (Laudato Si’,... [Read more...]

Against Soap Bubbles

Against Soap Bubbles

Editor’s note: This is the third in a five-part series on Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si’, in honor of the Holy Father’s first visit to the United States, occurring next week. It’s worth asking, what is it exactly that keeps you and me from living the kind of “ecological conversion”... [Read more...]

Technology and Vision

Technology and Vision

Editor’s note: This is the second in a five-part series on Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si’, in honor of the Holy Father’s first visit to the United States, occurring next week. “Why is the Pope so concerned about air conditioning?” This isn’t a bad summary question for much of the... [Read more...]

Sister Earth

Sister Earth

Editor’s note: This is the first in a five-part series on Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si’, in honor of the Holy Father’s first visit to the United States, occurring next week. When the news first broke that Pope Francis was writing an encyclical on environmental issues, the media reactions... [Read more...]