There is a very troubling realization that the Earth’s climate is in the control of very few moguls and politicians who control the fossil fuel industry. They were able to influence a change in the words of the final statement of the COP28.
In some countries, particularly in the U.S., pro-abortion groups are putting up strategies to enshrine into laws the right to abortion on demand. In order to counter this, pro-life advocates need to commit themselves to being legislative active.
Israel continues to brutally and immorally attack and kill innocent Palestinians, especially in Gaza. Hamas also attacked Israel, killing many innocent Israelis. This is a vicious cycle that can only be broken with justice and peace.
God has called us to be true prophets of His word. We must speak and live out His truth by imitating Christ and working towards a better world for everyone.
“Defend life” must be the clarion call of the followers of the God of Life! Because like no other time in history has human life, animal life, plant life, ocean life, life in all forms, and the earth which sustains life, come under fierce human attack.
The best-kept secret is that the Catholic Church is blessed with over 130 years of outstanding social justice and peace documents. Sadly, they attract more dust than readers. Catholic social teaching could become an effective tool for building a just and peaceful world.
Jesus taught us to forgive and pray for our enemies and to reject all kinds of violence and killing. We must call for the abolition of the death penalty because it goes against His teaching.
The speech ‘A Strategy of Peace’, given by former U.S. President John F. Kennedy in 1963, defied the wicked notion that war is inevitable and that peacemaking is impractical. Peace is not a simple dream but rather a possibility, he said.
Children, who suffer malnourishment, neglect, and violence will inevitably show signs of elevated aggression and anger later in their teens and youth. At the Preda Home for Boys, teenagers undergo Emotional Release Therapy to help release their anger and pain and thus recover.
The U.S Supreme Court declared that abortion is not a constitutional right. Each individual state can restrict or ban abortion. But the opposite is also the reality in that Congress and states can make abortion legal. So, the unborn still desperately need our help!