Paul Bodenham, Chair of Christian Ecology Link has written an article Virtue out of necessity in last week’s Tablet (the Catholic weekly). A helpful summary of the conference, ending with this challenge to the Roman Catholic Church.
The Church has a rare opportunity next year to take on this challenge. At the Synod on the “new evangelisation” in Rome, bishops will meet to listen for the good news, not just for our time but for rising generations. The planet needs more than meat-free Fridays and government-sponsored “sustainability”. As this conference made clear, it needs a humbled, renewed humanity, and above all a sense of urgency.