Eco Catholic: Today's Vatican Gardens were once just a sprawl of mosquito-infested swamps, clay hillsides and hardy grape vines.
Eco Catholic: Catholic sisters are pushing the U.N. and governments not to ignore the grassroots work already being done to fight poverty and related problems.
Her gloved hands deep in buckets of fruit pieces, vegetable peels and other food dreck, Sr. Ana Martinez de Luco flashes a smile as she mixes what will become Sure We Can's own brand of compost.
The March for a Clean Energy Revolution held Sunday in Philadelphia ahead of the Democratic National Convention touted far more than a nationwide swap in fuel sources. The demonstration also voiced a plea for an economy for life, more and better jobs, and health and well-being for people of all ages.
With Philadelphia temperatures in the high 90s, faith groups and farmworkers and more assembled for the march at City Hall, carrying hand-painted banners down Market Street and ending their demonstration a mile away at Independence Hall.
Eco Catholic: Enacting the ecological transformation Pope Francis calls for will require new liturgical materials, but work can begin with a new approach to reading Scripture.
Eco Catholic: African Methodist Episcopal Church members have joined the call for action on climate change, citing its disproportionate effect on the health of black people.
Colonization has not ended, said speakers at the July 7-10 Sisters of Earth convention: Governments and industries are still taking land from indigenous people, largely destroying ecosystems for profit.
Eco Catholic: Isaiah's vision of wolves and lambs lying together pairs well with the Genesis dominion debate.
Eco Catholic: The Natural Resources Defense Council reports that an estimated 18 million Americans are at risk of drinking lead-tainted water yet not know it.
Eco Catholic: Marine pollution in four coastal provinces of central Vietnam has disrupted the livelihoods of local fishermen.