Eco Catholic: Without recognizing the faces behind statistics, the pope said extreme poverty risks feeling natural and the hungry "turn into one more news story."
Preview: Old Fadama's famous Agbogbloshie electronic waste "dump" is where people break apart the world's e-waste and burn the parts down to salvageable metals.
GSR Preview: While many around the world may have already forgotten about the April 16 earthquake, the leadership of Ecuador's Catholic women religious has played an integral role in the country's recovery.
I just love that word “almanac.”
Whether it is the Farmer’s Almanac, which tells me when the next full moon will rise, or “The Writer’s Almanac with Garrison Keillor,” which sends a poem a day to my inbox, I just love almanacs. They say to me that all is right with the world -- or at least predictable.
Preview: A Guatemalan mine is slated to cease operations, renewing issues about the economics, environmental and social costs of its operation.
Eco Catholic: Bangladesh delegates told the U.S. bishops that indigenous people are being forced from the rural lands their ancestors have lived on for centuries.
Preview: A church plan to build a nursing college in a rural village in Ghana is upended when they discover the site has been turned into an illegal gold mine.
Eco Catholic & The Field Hospital: Priests, women religious and an archbishop joined more than 10,000 Filipinos in the "Break Free from Fossil Fuels" march in Batangas City.
Eco Catholic: The Nigerian campaigner for the Ogoni people formed an unlikely friendship with Irish missionary Sr. Majella McCarron.
The gang at EnviroClean Drycleaners in downtown Fort McMurray sticks together. They run the dry-cleaning business, provide music ministry every Sunday and when the wildfire disaster struck they hung together.