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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Exercise competition among Jesuit universities is body-friendly

Begun in 2013 between two California schools and now including 20-plus nationwide, the Go Move Challenge seeks to do just what it says: get faculty and staff at Jesuit campuses moving each February, with the most active minutes of exercise crowned the champ.

'Tomorrow is today': Vatican COP24 delegation urges climate solidarity

KATOWICE, POLAND - Msgr. Bruno-Marie Duffé, head of the Holy See delegation at COP24, sees "a gap between the urgency" of needed decisions and the commitment of some delegates.

COP24 opens in Poland with science clear, ambition hazy on climate

The annual U.N. climate change conference, COP24, began Dec. 2 in coal-dominant Katowice, Poland, amid sense of foreboding at the present pace of response to climate change.

Post-disaster tourism, volunteering boost local island economies

When Hurricane Maria ripped through the Caribbean in September 2017, it transformed tropical paradises into disaster zones in mere days. It also cut off an economic life vein for many of the impacted islands: tourism.