LANCASTER, Pa. (RNS) — Amish farmers may embrace a simple, back to the earth lifestyle, but they may not embrace the ‘creation care’ theology of Christian environmentalists.
(RNS) — Francis appears to have feared splitting the church over the question of celibacy.
(RNS) — Thunberg has suffered the same scorn and attacks heaped on other prophets of hope by the powerful and rich.
(RNS) — More than 1,500 students descended on Washington, D.C., this week to lobby Congress on global warming and DACA, the program protecting immigrants who have lived in the U.S. for most of their lives from deportation.
(RNS) — Breaking with tradition, the meeting did not include a report on the recently concluded Amazon synod.
(RNS) — The American Catholic hierarchy isn't ready to follow the synod's search for real-world solutions. Too many conservatives believe that if we simply return to the old ways of doing things, everything will be fine.
(RNS) — Responding to climate change requires a moral vision that puts the poor and future generations on an equal footing with ourselves.
(RNS) — The larvae of the black soldier fly not only help eliminate greenhouse gases, they become protein that, when roasted, can be used as feed for animals.
(RNS) — The Old Testament prophets, whom we read during Advent, also spoke to people in doubt about bad rulers and an uncertain future. We too need to hear, 'God is on your side.'
LANHAM, Md. (RNS) — Hindus have found a new reason to recommit themselves to vegetarianism: global warming.
Our civilization is in deep ___________. Noah would have understood.
(RNS) — Geoengineering can be controversial because it intentionally interferes with the climate system. Religious groups are now being invited to weigh in on the ethics.
For the past 100 years, indigenous peoples have been forced to adapt to changes in their environments and modify their religious rituals in the United States. Global warming, however, is different.
(RNS) They may be taking the Bible literally, which could explain their climate change skepticism. Some experts say it’s more complicated than that.
ROME (RNS) 'We wish to emphasize the urgency of the climate crisis and deepen our commitment to care for our common home,' said Sister Sheila Kinsey, spokeswoman for the Wheaton Franciscan Sisters, one of the groups that chose to divest.