Global Warming – Franciscans – McLaren – Another Agenda?

Michael Daly CJ Blog

Brian McLaren writes in his blog that the Franciscans have got it right on climate Change. McLaren is speaking of a short statement on ‘Global Climate Change’ from a Franciscan fraternity in the USA  http://www.hnp.org/jpic/pdf/HNP-Statement-on-Climate-Change.pdf.   But have they got it right?

I am somewhat bothered by the way we as Church can get so easily caught up into this fear driven mentality which seems to be driven more and more by the world’s agenda wrapt up in a kind of pantheistic blanket. Having looked into the data we have on Climate Change, I am not satisfied that there is any scientific evidence for what is being preached. In regard to current Global Warming I read that “it is very likely human –induced”… which is but one quote from a US top scientific body.

What bothers me most as a Franciscan is that many of my brothers and sisters…

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