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A Christian Perspective to Care for Creation

Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Time: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Contact: Sr. Jane Remson ·

Location: 114 Miller Hall

A lecture by Fr. Eduardo Andres Agosta Scarel. A member of the Carmelite Order, Fr. Scarel holds a M.SC. in Atmospheric Sciences (2000) and a Ph.D. in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (2006) from the University of Buenos Aires. He did post doctoral studies in Upper Toposphere/Lower Stratosphere Dynamics (2008) and has published in numerous national and international publications. Presently he is an Associate Professor at the La Plata State University in Buenos Aires, Argentina and a researcher of the National Technique and Scientific Research Council. He is a consultant in ecology for the Bishops' Conference of Latin America and a member of the International Commission for Justice, Peace, and the Integrity of Creation of the Carmelite Order.

Fr. Scarel was recently named by Pope Francis as special liaison to the Vatican on the environment.

This event is co-sponsored by the Twomey Center for Peace through Justice, Loyola Institute for Ministry, Loyola Environment Program, Loyola Religious Studies Department and Loyola Bread for the World.


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