Humans: Selfish or Compassionate? (2)

Many months ago we noted that the Anglican and Evangelical Churches of Canada had taken a bold step: baptismal vows were changed to include a promise to work for the integrity of creation. What does that promise require of parents, godparents and – ultimately – the newly baptised infant? We tried to capture the substance …

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The Coal lobby goes to Rome!

The tactics are obvious.  Acting through its facade, the Heartland Institute, the American coal lobby will counter today’s Vatican Summit on Climate Change not on its merits, but simply by creating media noise. With participation by the same very small  group of scientists and commentators,  the Heartland Institute is sponsoring its own Forum to be …

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