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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Religious leaders, scientists of Massachusetts together declare climate change is an emergency

More than 500 of the state's scientists and religious leaders signed onto the faith and science joint appeal for climate action. Stating they were "motivated by the climate crisis," the two contingents vowed to work together to urge all sectors of civic life to take steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Poor People's Campaign rallies against systemic racism, voter suppression

During the second week of the revived Poor People's Campaign, more than 100 people participated in a Washington rally, demanding early voting, same-day registration and other safeguards to protect democracy against "surgical racism."

Farm bill with cuts to federal food program falls flat in the House

The bill, opposed by numerous faith groups, would have attached stricter work requirements to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and slashed funding by as much as $20 billion.

Democrats, faith leaders break bread toward saving SNAP food assistance

The interfaith prayer service was held as Congress considers a new farm bill that would dramatically scale back funding and access to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.