- Faiths need to engage in coordinated dialogue, starting with inter-faith dialogue
- Science and religion are both searching for truth
- Appreciation of creation through science and religion; our under-standing of the universe is evolving and even science cannot explain everything about it. All humans are searching for meaning.
- Science and religion are complementary so it makes sense to work together. We could organise events of this kind locally. Edinburgh would be a great place to start!
The group read this long section and picked up references to carbon trading and other international efforts to control emissions. Other points raised were:
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This blog was set up following our group discussions about Laudato Si - Pope Francis' Encyclical on the Care of our Common Home, at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Lauriston, in September 2015. This is intended to be a place where you can find a few follow-up resources, reflect on the content of the discussions and the Encyclical, and engage in discussion with themes that interest you.
Chapter 5 - the next steps