Brian Roewe is an NCR staff writer and editor of Eco Catholic. He covers a wide range of issues: the environment, clergy sex abuse, the 2016 presidential election ... and the occasional sports story. His reporting has earned multiple honors, most recently at the 2017 Catholic Press Awards.

Brian began with NCR in November 2011, and is a graduate of Saint Louis University and Rockhurst University.

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Q & A with Sr. Sheila Kinsey, advocating for Earth through Sowing Hope for the Planet

 Sr. Sheila Kinsey is a member of the Franciscan Sisters, Daughters of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary and executive co-secretary for UISG's Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Commission. 

Reactions to new church abuse laws: a good step, but more are needed

Bishops welcomed it. Clergy abuse survivors said it didn't go far enough. Other Catholics saw it as a necessary, but not final, step. Those were prevailing initial reactions to new norms issued Thursday by Pope Francis for addressing clergy sexual abuse. 

Dioceses in major maritime areas pledge fossil fuel divestment

Several dioceses located near important maritime trade centers and ports are among the dozen latest Catholic institutions to commit to divest financial holdings from fossil fuels.

Do no harm: Catholic hospitals confront their own carbon footprints

While hospitals play a pivotal role in treating patients and communities dealing with health issues developing from the fallout of rising temperatures, they also represent a major source of pollutants.

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