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The climate is changing,
a matter of moral urgency.

How Catholics and other faith groups speak out and take action. Where ecological concerns and moral conviction meet, well that's our beat.


A year after cyclone, church in Malawi rallies residents to tackle climate change by planting trees

Record storms damage Southern California Catholic schools, delay events

Faith leaders call new EPA soot limit a win for vulnerable communities

France's Catholic bishops strongly back farmers in their massive protest

Feature Series

Pope Francis will attend the United Nations' COP28 climate change conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, becoming the first pontiff to ever address such a high-level summit. COP28 runs Nov. 30-Dec. 12. (OSV News/

The Laudato Si' Action Platform is a multi-year effort supported by the Vatican that aims to move the church toward better embracing and acting upon Catholic social teaching on care for creation and integral ecology.

EarthBeat is cooking up "Recipes for an eco-friendly Lent." Elizabeth Varga of the blog "At Elizabeth's Table" shares plant-based recipes that are perfect for Catholics abstaining from meat on Fridays ... or any day of the year.

What are sacred forests?


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