Eco Catholic: Permit approval clears one hurdle, but others remain — including clearance of its Nebraska route — before the pipeline becomes operational.
Eco Catholic: "We recognize that the religious freedom of Indigenous Peoples involves the safeguarding of the traditional lands," the letter read.
Yeb Sano, former climate change commissioner for Philippines, is so concerned about global warming that he and other Catholic pilgrims are walking 900 miles from Rome to Paris for the United Nations climate change conference.
It's time, Sano believes, for world leaders to sign a binding agreement that helps reduce the impact of climate change.
Updated: Catholics groups view decision as long overdue and affirmation of the power of grassroots organizing on behalf of creation and its inhabitants.
Just blocks here from the U.S. Capitol and the White House, the Global Catholic Climate Movement, Franciscan Action Network and others are on day four of a 10-day fast for action to keep global warming below 1.5 degree Celsius. The fast will end with the beginning of a Day of Atonement celebration and overnight vigil that will culminate with Pope Francis’ address to Congress on Sept. 24.
Eco Catholic: Thousands inspired by Laudato Si' plan to rally on the Mall the morning that the pope addresses Congress, hoping he will acknowledge their work on climate change.
Catholics in the United States are "excited" and "pleased" with the "hopeful" document, though some doubt much will change.
Eco Catholic: The Global Catholic Climate Movement asked last week for the pope's blessing of their call for "drastically cut carbon emissions."
Eco Catholic: "It's not just about signing a petition ... it's about changing my lifestyle a little bit and cutting back on my carbon footprint a little bit."
Eco Catholic: Catholics in the U.S. will fast Monday as part of an international campaign geared toward greater awareness of and unity on climate change.