Category Archives: Integrity of Creation

This category deals with issues concerning ecology or cosmology.

Our Mother Earth, Our Future!

Our Passionist Province of the Holy Spirit includes Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam and Papua New Guinea (PNG). PNG has been a mission of our province for many years now, and we have seen the environmental devastation caused by Indonesian logging … Continue reading

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Coltan Update

In March of 2015 I wrote an article for this blog entitled, “The Curse of Coltan,” which has since received many hits. I thought it opportune, therefore, to write a new article, furthering the discussion on where things are up … Continue reading

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Corporations and Democracy

In her book, “Resisting Structural Evil: Love as Ecological – Economic Vocation,” Lutheran theologian, Cynthia Moe-Lobeda, charges that the power given to the Corporation robs people of true democracy. She points out that Democratic theory considers freedom as the freedom … Continue reading

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Our Proper Place on This Planet

In her book, “Resisting Structural Evil: Love as Ecological-Economic Vocation,” Lutheran theologian, Cynthia Moe-Lobeda argues for a ‘tectonic shift in our understanding of ourselves, and human beings, and our place on this planet. She, along with other theologians, recognises that … Continue reading

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Environmental Challenges in PNG: Some Random Thoughts

Fr. Brian Gleeson CP is a Doctor in Theology and has spent the last few years lecturing at the Yarra Theological Union in Melbourne, Australia. I recently invited him to write an article on a topic of his choosing for … Continue reading

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Passionist International JPIC Workshop, Rome, 2015

A Passionist International workshop seminal on Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation was held at our mother house in Rome from the 13th to the 19th of April this year. Fr. Kevin Dance CP of our Australian Province, and a … Continue reading

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A Realistic Reappraisal of Fossil Fuels in Light of Climate Change

The United Nations and the majority of scientists around the world are agreed that Climate change is a reality. There is less agreement as to the degree to which human activity contributes to it, though the leaning is toward us … Continue reading

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