Eco Catholic: Have you spotted the fake trees in your neighborhood that hide cell phone towers? When I see them, I think of the cemeteries filled with plastic flowers.
Global Sisters Report: In Kenya, the Dominican Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart and the Dimesse Sisters have learned how to produce bounty from a small footprint of land.
Eco Catholic: I don't want to intrude on creation's great vastness and seasonality to rage at death. We can love things and we can lose them.
Ecology Preview: Christianity has a long record of loving nature and worshiping with nature in tow. Pagans do as well.
Keith Helmuth has had reason to cry over the ecological landscape of Earth, his common home, these last 70-plus years. From the window of a jetliner on a clear, moonlit night, Helmuth spied the vast expanse of the Amazon watershed, where down below the scale of the destruction of clear-cut rain forest was “stunning,” he recalled.
Eco Catholic: When someone is headed full speed toward a precipice, the smartest and holiest thing to do is to repent, to make a total change in direction.
Ecology Preview: An Tairseach is the Dominican Sisters’ Farm and Ecology Center in Wicklow, an area known as “the garden of Ireland.”
Eco Catholic: A Peruvian court ordered the government to ensure that two oil companies suspend operations and withdraw from the lease until a consultation is held.
Pope Francis' words on animals in his encyclical Laudato Si' inspired the launch of the nationwide Catholic group, which recently hosted a retreat in Virginia.
At the urging of Catholic leaders, El Salvador has passed a law banning metal mining nationwide, making the small Central American country the first in the world to outlaw the industry.