Eco Catholic: Barely two months out from the release of Pope Francis’ environmental encyclical, the first glimpses of its reach have begun to materialize.
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales got a roar of approval Monday when he told a packed Catholic church that he opposes new fossil fuel projects that would affect his city.
The crowd of more than 400 at St. Philip Neri Church had convened for the blessing of a totem pole that residents of Washington state's coastal Lummi Nation carved as a symbol of opposition to coal export facilities along the Columbia River.
The national association for U.S. male religious has vowed more actions than words in taking up Pope Francis' global call for protecting the planetary home, hoping their recently passed resolution will lead not only to eco-conscious changes in their own congregations, but will serve as a model for other Catholic institutions.
While calling for global carbon emissions cuts, Kenya’s National Council of Churches has launched a multifaith campaign to lobby governments, industries and multilateral agencies to agree on a binding treaty at the United Nations climate change talks in Paris later this year.
Eco Catholic: Nearly a dozen Catholic colleges and universities were included in Sierra Club's list of America’s greenest universities.
Philippine environmentalists and advocates for farmers, fishers and the poor praised "Laudato Si'" and said that, using it as a guide, they were ready to get to work.
Eco Catholic: An Associated Press survey revealed that four-in-10 are aware of Laudato Si’.
Eco Catholic: Islamic leaders issued a declaration Aug. 18 that calls on all Muslims to address the root causes of climate change and environmental degradation.
Eco Catholic: The new interim director of the Sophia Center in Culture and Spirituality at Holy Names University in Oakland, Calif., is a "good fit" for the position.
Preview: What will happen in the future to tackle global poverty and climate change could pivot on what happens at three upcoming U.N. conferences.