Advocates ask Catholics to engage Congress on climate issues following IPCC report

Representatives of Catholic organizations called upon parishioners to address climate change through actions in their lives and advocacy with political leaders following a United Nations report that warned that the earth's temperatures continue to rise, putting human lives in danger.

Activist shareholders raise alarm about climate change in corporate filings

Mary Minette, director of shareholder advocacy at Mercy Investment Services, credits women religious for staying the course on the environment for years, long before many investors recognized the growing threats to people and creation. Now sisters are and other activists are advocating for corporations to be more transparent with investors.

In a violent world, some find Gospel nonviolence a worthy alternative

While the world is prone to responding to violence with violence at the expense of lives, livelihoods and the earth itself, Butigan and other teachers of nonviolence are encouraging the world to seek alternatives when a threat is present.

Arson blamed for fire that caused $1 million damage to Ohio Catholic school

A fire that caused $1 million in damage to a Catholic school in suburban Cleveland Feb. 19 was deliberately set, fire investigators said.