If left unchecked, warming, pollution, and acidification of the world's oceans will have drastic socio-ecological consequences, according to speakers at the June 5-9 Ocean Conference at the United Nations.
The Colombian government and rebel leaders reached a peace accord to officially end a war. After 52 years of conflict with 200,000 lives lost and 7 million people displaced, the Catholic bishops of Colombia continue to use the church's influence in the country to focus on reconciliation.
Christian persecution in the Middle East: Christians in the Middle East face extinction because of genocide, wars and international indifference to their plight, according to panelists at a Dec. 5 interfaith forum in New York.
Eco Catholic: St. Joseph Sr. Elizabeth Johnson discussed about how humans fit into God’s creation during a Feb. 26 talk in New York's East Village.