Eco Catholic: The United Nations climate change conference, held this year in Marrakech, Morocco, is set to close on Friday.
Preview: U.N. leaders are calling the Sept. 19 summit both historic and necessary given the record number of people displaced by wars, unrest and climate change.
Most agree that the Congo bishops conference's peace initiative offers the best chance of peace for a generation in the long-troubled Congo.
Eco Catholic: Catholic sisters are pushing the U.N. and governments not to ignore the grassroots work already being done to fight poverty and related problems.
Making a Difference: Neither of America's two major political parties reflect a genuine, total commitment to God. We need a people's platform.
As Morocco continues defying the United Nations and much of the international community in its continued occupation of Western Sahara, the United States continues supporting that autocratic government.
Hospitals bombed and attacked. Medical aid charity Medecins Sans Frontieres demands protection for doctors, nurses, mid-waves and patients.
Eco Catholic: Thirteen days of negotiations and around-the-clock sessions at COP21 culminated in the first global framework for all nations, rich and poor, to collectively address climate change.
Paris -- World leaders here Saturday evening reached the first-ever globally binding deal to address climate change. Catholics question if it will fully protect the vulnerable.
Le Bourget, France -- Several U.S. sisters say global climate treaty negotiations have ebbed and flowed, but they sense a deal to emerge, in part due to France itself.