Here is my column in The Catholic Voice on Pope Francis’ Laudato Si and the connection between how we treat people with how we treat things and vice versa.

Continuing with the encyclical ‘Laudato Si’,’ Pope Francis laments what he calls our ‘throwaway culture.’ We in America do live in a throwaway culture. The Planned Parenthood videos have shown us just that.

This theme of the Holy Father’s touches upon a truism within Catholic social teaching that has been repeated many times by several popes: there is a direct connection between the way we treat things and the way we treat people….

Charity in Truth in "The Catholic Voice"

Charity in Truth in “The Catholic Voice”