Eco Catholic: The question of how to feed an estimated 9 billion people by 2050 drew experts from around the world to Iowa for the annual World Food Prize conference.
The world's current food problems can be linked to a global loss of faith, Ghana's Cardinal Peter Turkson told a standing-room-only crowd Wednesday night.
"The challenge that is facing us is that [the earth] belongs to God in the first place," he said. "It is entrusted to us, given to us in custody, but we may never accept or pretend that we are responsible for this."
Eco Catholic: Cardinal Peter Turkson spoke with members of Occupy the World Food Prize on Wednesday, vowing to be a voice for them with the church.
"BLT," the world's only bear-lion-tiger family, recently faced eviction from their home at Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary in Locust Grove, Ga. Thanks to the recent generosity of strangers, BLT can rest easy.
Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary had to comply with USDA rules and double their fence height by this month, at the cost of $500,000. The nonprofit feared closure because they didn't have the funds, and shutting down would mean separating their beloved BLT.
We make a giant environmental mistake when we don't look at the Spirit as a source of renewable energy. To be someone who fruits Spirit is to be in charge of your own inwards, so much so that your relaxation is contagious. You sparkle with composure. That composure makes other people sparkle with composure. The insurmountable becomes surmountable when you are around. You renew.
While Pope Francis spent the feast day of his namesake walking the streets of Assisi, more than 320 groups in the U.S. used the day as an opportunity to view a chilling reality.
Eco Catholic: Cardinal Turkson should use his opportunity to set the record straight about Monsanto, climate change, world hunger and nutrition.
Ghana's Cardinal Peter Turkson is in the middle of a genetically modified food fight, but he's determined not to let it get messy.
Eco Catholic: A network of young adults dedicated to eco-projects trespassed to do a good deed St. Francis of Assisi would have loved.
If you had planned Tuesday to honor Yosemite National Park's 123rd anniversary by paying it a visit, think again. Thanks to the federal government shutdown, Yosemite's giant sequoia trees will commemorate this day alone.
"No temple made with human hands can compare with Yosemite," John Muir, 19th-century naturalist and founder of the Sierra Club, wrote. No temple but the temple of man, it seems.