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Catholic University symposium confronts inequalities of climate change. "Climate change does not, in my opinion, cause environmental injustice. It reveals it," in the words of one of the event's speakers. Participants discussed the ways that climate-related disasters and pollution hazards disproportionately affect the poor and people of color.
GSR has been closely following the case in India involving Bishop Franco Mulakkal and the sisters who have publicly supported his accuser. The latest development came yesterday: Indian police charge bishop with repeatedly raping nun.
For NCR's Theology en la Plaza series, Miguel Díaz, former U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, shares lessons from a youth-led initiative, how young Leaders for Peace teach us to make room for difference.
Sr. Joan Chittister's series contemplating St. Benedict's rules of humility and their place in the modern world is up to Step 6: It is possible to be contented even with disappointments.
Amy Morris-Young sees potential harm in popular writer Christina Rasmussen's advice to the grief-stricken. Read Amy's review of the book Where Did You Go?: Author invites us to irreligious realm.
What connects a jar of beans, a designer bag and a volunteer's unexpected dilemmas? Good Shepherd Volunteer Samantha Wirth explains in her latest contribution to Notes from the Field.
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