Eco Catholic: Pope Francis quietly prayed and consoled survivors and relief workers Oct. 4 amid the devastation wrought by an earthquake in central Italy.
Eco Catholic/Field Hospital: "Lowering carbon levels is now imperative to protect the earth," said Bishop Richard Garcia.
Preview: Despite regulation of US landfills, sisters compelled to work for proper disposal of waste from nuclear power and weapons production..
Eco Catholic: Catholics and others are troubled with the almost invisible profile of climate change this election season.
Eco Catholic: The three-course program, which begins Wednesday, is the creation of Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim, co-founders of the Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology.
Eco Catholic: The opposition to the pipeline is being called "the largest, most diverse tribal action in at least a century."
Preview: The Daughters of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary take care of children of local fish farmers in the Ba Ria-Vung Tau and Dong Nai provinces.
Large-scale mining and extractive operations are failing to deliver economic benefits while causing environmental damage and human suffering throughout Latin America, said a coalition of church organizations and environmental groups.
The Churches and Mining Network, which includes Catholic bishops, priests and laypeople, leaders of Christian churches and environmentalists, said in a statement Sunday that governments, church leaders and civil society organizations need to find alternatives to so-called "mega-mining" operations.
Religions can play an important role in protecting the environment and defending human rights in their countries, their communities and their schools, Pope Francis said Thursday.
"I believe we are still at a nursery-school level in this. That is, in incorporating responsibility not only as a subject, but as (a matter of) conscience as part of holistic education," the pope said during an audience with participants of a Latin American conference on the care for creation.
I was preaching in June after the Orlando event about the new normal and how we are all beginners. I was going to speak about summer beach reading and instead I was (again) talking about public violence. As I arrived at my main point -- life is going to be a lot about interruption for a while to come -- that’s when someone’s cell phone went off, unprogrammed. It gave us the good laugh we needed.