Faith and Justice: Integral ecology is a key concept in chapter four of Laudato Si’, Pope Francis’ environmental encyclical. It flows from his understanding that “everything is closely related.”
Eco Catholic: Barely two months out from the release of Pope Francis’ environmental encyclical, the first glimpses of its reach have begun to materialize.
Pope Francis likes to get close to Catholics. But security agencies know they can’t “put him in a bubble” to keep him safe when he visits the U.S. next month.
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.
Despite the support, half of Americans and a third of Catholics are unaware of Francis' upcoming U.S. visit, a new survey finds.
NCR Today: Fourteen families from our Equally Blessed coalition have much to bring to the table of the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia.
If you’re one of the nearly 1.5 million visitors expected in Philadelphia for the papal Mass Sept. 27 you may wonder about transportation during the event. Here are some answers.
Pope Francis was unwittingly thrust into the center of a long-running diplomatic dispute between Argentina and the United Kingdom after holding a sign calling for dialogue over the Falkland Islands.
Faith and Justice: The Democrats are better off if the papal address is treated like an opera while the Republicans would be better off with a symphony.
Ever since Pope Francis' visit to Cuba was announced, Cuban church officials have billed him as the "missionary of mercy."
And it's an important mission, some Cubans say, so that the country and its people -- living in and outside of Cuba -- can move forward. The pope's message of mercy is exactly what Cuba needs, some say.
"Cuba needs mercy because Cubans have been divided even inside Cuba, and Cubans have been divided even outside Cuba," said Eduardo Azcarate, born in Havana but who now lives in Falls Church, Va.