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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.


Displaced persons meeting pope underscore South Sudan's overlapping crises

Animal welfare groups hail FDA decision to lift animal testing requirements

In 'To the End,' four women of color fight to preserve our planet

Brazilian church provides aid to the Yanomami, calls for justice after 'genocide'

Feature Series

These reflections for the 2021 Season of Creation invite us to develop a deeper sense of being grounded in the place where we live, and where we find the nourishment and courage to lovingly care for our global home.

In 100-500 words, readers share specific ways they're living simply, resisting throwaway culture or responding to climate change in day-to-day life.

Our coverage of the United Nations conference on climate change, COP27, held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, from Nov. 6-18, 2022.

Our coverage of the United Nations conference on biodiversity, COP15, held in Montreal, Canada from Dec. 7-19, 2022.

EarthBeat's 2022 Advent essays correspond to the Catholic Mass readings for each Sunday of Advent this year, with a focus on preparation, peace, patience and promise.

Catholic parishes and communities are taking steps to reduce waste and change lifestyles.

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