As poverty rises, Mexican parishes encourage neighbors to help neighbors

Jesuit Father Raul Vazquez always wanted to better include the marginalized barrios alongside a sewage canal, which, centuries earlier, had been named "Canal de la Compania" after the Society of Jesus.

Success in protecting ozone layer offers lessons for future, pope says

Decades of fruitful international cooperation on protecting the earth's ozone layer serve as an important lesson for guiding collaboration needed today, Pope Francis said.

Brazil's Indigenous Missionary Council blames government for murder

The Brazilian bishops' Indigenous Missionary Council is holding the Brazilian government responsible for the assassination of indigenous leader Paulo Paulino Guajajara, one of the Guardians of the Forest in the Amazon.

There's a map for that: GoodLands launches Catholic GeoHub

Molly Burhans has a treasure trove of information about the global Catholic Church and she's giving the public the maps to find it.