A ‘New Deal’ of sorts for religion

Science alone can’t force behavior change. Religion needs to step up.

By Douglas Fischer
The Daily Climate
November 19, 2015

RIETI, Italy – Religion needs a revolutionary shift, taking responsibility for our “common home” and rejecting fundamentalism, to point humanity to better, wiser solutions for problems like climate change. 

Reason alone can’t handle the job. 

The message came from a panel convened here in Italy, where the papal encyclical issued this summer and the Paris attacks over the weekend were both very much present.