Conversations with Sr. Camille: With the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, former journalist lives out passion for justice in a global network.
Large-scale mining and extractive operations are failing to deliver economic benefits while causing environmental damage and human suffering throughout Latin America, said a coalition of church organizations and environmental groups.
The Churches and Mining Network, which includes Catholic bishops, priests and laypeople, leaders of Christian churches and environmentalists, said in a statement Sunday that governments, church leaders and civil society organizations need to find alternatives to so-called "mega-mining" operations.
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.
Eco Catholic: Trees are critical players in the integral ecology Pope Francis describes, but genetically engineered variations could pose new dangers.
NCR Editorial: Laudato Si' places care of the Earth squarely in our Catholic identity and spiritual foundation.
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: The Nigerian campaigner for the Ogoni people formed an unlikely friendship with Irish missionary Sr. Majella McCarron.
Eco Catholic: Authorities arrested four men May 2 in the murder of Honduran environmental activist Berta Caceres Flores.
Take and Read: Leonardo Boff's landmark work broadened liberation theology's gaze to include the natural environment.
Eco Catholic: Bertha Isabel Zuniga Caceres spent four days in Washington asking for an independent investigation into her mother's assassination.