Food for thought: Are we called to be keepers of our planet, Mother Earth? Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good just posted this worthwhile reflection: "Recently, former Sen. Rick Santorum claimed that President Obama was following a 'radical environmental theology.' As Patrick Carolan, executive director of the Franciscan Action Network, writes in this week's Common Good Forum, there are few things more traditional, and less radical, for Catholics – and especially for Franciscans – than a theology rooted in a love for the earth and dedicated to responsible environmental policies." – TH