On care for our common home

When you were decking your halls recently, they probably were not in your 30,000 square-foot hillside mansion in Los Angeles. That's not a typo. Things have gotten so out-of-hand in California that The New York Times ran a front-page story about the seventy-foot high $100-million extravaganza the neighbors call "the Starship Enterprise."
Maybe the Archdiocese of Los Angeles should tack a copy of Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment "Laudato Si', on Care for Our Common Home"​ to the front door of the building?

The construction is ruining the environment. No kidding. There are tales of dirty water run-off, trucked-out dirt, even the threat of landslide.

Things are getting quite serious. Maybe not in your backyard today, but tomorrow. …

It is time for everyone to take a deep look at what is going on. Let's connect the dots between climate change, excessive building, and money.

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