By Maureen Mullarkey, The Federalist, Sept. 1, 2022

Maureen Mullarkey is a painter and a critic. A member of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA), she writes on art and its intersection with religious and politics.

Author Maureen Mullarkey profilePope Francis’ militant environmentalism comes couched in the devotional language of his 2015 encyclical “Laudato Sí.” What he calls “the Gospel of Creation” is a politicized assault on fossil fuels, industrial development, economic freedom, and private property. It is the Great Reset in cope and chasuble.

A Vatican campaign intent on social, political, and economic transformation arrives this year in two stages. The first appeared in May. The second starts today, Sept. 1, the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, and lasts until Oct. 4, the feast of St. Francis of Assisi. …