"For Pope Francis, a liquid economy goes hand-in-hand with a throwaway culture. This is the ultimate economy of exclusion," said Cardinal Peter Turkson at a conference Tuesday.
Distinctly Catholic: Pope Francis' message marking the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation is not the kind of document you expect to be exciting, but inserting care for creation into the works of mercy is a stroke of genius.
NCR Today: No one in the presidential campaign is talking about carbon emissions, climate change and nature's recent graphic lessons why it is important.
The March for a Clean Energy Revolution held Sunday in Philadelphia ahead of the Democratic National Convention touted far more than a nationwide swap in fuel sources. The demonstration also voiced a plea for an economy for life, more and better jobs, and health and well-being for people of all ages.
With Philadelphia temperatures in the high 90s, faith groups and farmworkers and more assembled for the march at City Hall, carrying hand-painted banners down Market Street and ending their demonstration a mile away at Independence Hall.
Eco Catholic: African Methodist Episcopal Church members have joined the call for action on climate change, citing its disproportionate effect on the health of black people.
Eco Catholic: Environmental degradation is a social justice issue that cannot be ignored, say the heads of Faith in Public Life and Sierra Club.
Eco Catholic: Pope Francis one year ago called for dialogue about the state of "our common home." What's been the impact?
Eco Catholic: Parish-level events, social media campaigns and an all-star webinar series mark the environmental document's publication one year ago.
Rains have come to Ethiopia for the first time in 18 months, but this latest drought is not expected to cause the widespread famine that happened in the 1980s.
Eco Catholic & The Field Hospital: Priests, women religious and an archbishop joined more than 10,000 Filipinos in the "Break Free from Fossil Fuels" march in Batangas City.