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NOTE: This article was written prior to the Pope's release of the Encyclical on the Environment "Laudato Si'
"St. Francis of Assisi may not have been an environmentalist in the modern sense of the word but there's a lot to be learned from his love for creation. For Francis, the love of creation was influenced by his love for the Creator. That's something to think about as Pope Francis appears likely to release an encyclical on climate change sometime this year much to the dismay of people who deny its very existence. For those who can remember when Christmas was cold and Easter was warm, however, there's enough evidence right there to know that something is certainly happening."
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