Soul Seeing: The integration of indigenous wisdom, typically associated with a deep love for the natural environment, is hindered by our unexamined religious attitudes.
Colonization has not ended, said speakers at the July 7-10 Sisters of Earth convention: Governments and industries are still taking land from indigenous people, largely destroying ecosystems for profit.
In the summer of 1994, 65 religious women gathered at St. Gabriel Monastery in Clarks Summit, Pa., to share their emerging environmental dreams with one another.
They named their new vision circle the Sisters of Earth.
NCR Today: J. Malcolm Garcia, GSR and NCR contributor, spoke to people on the ground about their reactions to day four of the papal visit to Mexico.
The pope continued his series of strong statements during his Mexico trip, saying the country's native peoples had been "misunderstood and excluded" from society.