Here’s the drama behind the Pope’s environmental encylical

Charles Redfern (Hey! I know that guy!) has written a piece for Huffington Post that examines what went on behind the scenes of Pope Francis’ (leaked already) encyclical letter on the environment. For all we may want to applaud the Pope as setting new standards for forward-thinking, Chuck writes: Our craving for dramatic arcs clouds …

Check out this Baptist minister’s take on environmentalism:

And the cool thing is? He preaches in Meriden, Conn. SaLUTE! I love this: The question: What do I do when the river that swept me into the life of Christ now empties into a toxic swamp? The very word, “evangelical,” which once conjured images of joyful Jesus Freaks, conveys political intimidation. It’s as if …