Covering creation care in the age of Donald Trump

President Donald Trump has undone or renegotiated many of his predecessor’s environmentally friendly policies, removing climate change research from government websites and pulling out of the Paris climate agreement. Religiously inspired environmental activists have emerged as some of his loudest critics.

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Pontifical Academy of Sciences

The Pontifical Academy of Sciences is the scientific office of the Roman Catholic Church and is located at the Vatican. It has multiple goals, including promoting the progress of the mathematical, physical and natural sciences and the study of related epistemological questions and issues. Members include scientists, clergy and laypersons. Werner Arber is president.

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“Interview: Pope Felt ‘Left Behind'”

Radio Free Europe posted a Q-and-A interview with Kishore Jayabalan, who heads the Rome office of the U.S.-based Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty. Among other things, the institute official speculates that Benedict might move back to Germany.

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