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Peter Knox, S.J., is a priest of the Southern Africa province working at the Jesuit Institute in South Africa. Previously, he served respectively as deputy principal and dean of the Jesuit Hekima University College, in Nairobi, Kenya, and was also a professor of theology. He has researched and published widely in Christian environmental ethics.

FaithShort Take
Peter Knox
The choice by Pope Francis to release “Laudate Deum” eight years after the publication of “Laudato Si’” is an unusual one, signaling an imminent climate crisis.