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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.


Forest rangers, local towns stop planned cut of Christmas tree for Vatican

10 years after Sandy, coastal areas are still precarious — and even more populated

Last-minute COP27 deal on loss and damage called 'a real breakthrough'

Apaches get rehearing in fight to preserve Oak Flat, a sacred site in Arizona

Feature Series

These Advent reflections by Arthur Jones, a former editor and publisher of NCR, was originally published by his parish, St. Vincent de Paul Parish Community in Baltimore.

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

Small Earth Stories reflect that moment when a reader began eating differently, heating or cooling their home more carefully, traveling with a smaller carbon footprint. Maybe it’s the story of that difficult climate conversation at the family cookout.

Five years after Pope Francis published his landmark encyclical on the environment, "Laudato Si', on Care for Our Common Home," climate activists around the world are asking, Now what?

This Season of Creation, join award-winning photographer Paul Jeffrey for "Lens on Creation" as he examines the world through the lens of his camera and his faith. 

What is loss and damage?


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