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Greenpeace activists protest against genetically modified rice (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)

‘No effects on human health have been shown as a result of the consumption of such foods by the general population in the countries where they have been approved’

Benedict XVI, described by some as the "green Pope", takes a walk in the Alps (CNS photo/ L'Osservatore Romano)

Can a Catholic support environmentalism, or is the modern green movement entirely incompatible with Church teaching?

Caroline Lucas, the leader of the Green Party in England and Wales and the party's only MP (Gareth Fuller/PA)

But that’s Australia: surely our own dear Greens are more wholesome? Don’t you believe it

Cardinal Pell distributes ashes during Ash Wednesday Mass in Sydney (CNS photo/Kerry Myers, Catholic Weekly)

But two bishops refuse to sign statement, saying that an attack on a particular party is not the most ‘effective’ kind of political intervention

How anti-Christian is the Green movement?

Cardinal Pell has got it right: the Green ethic IS designed to replace Judaeo-Christianity