Environmentalism

Thumbnail catholic jewish 40th Catholic-Jewish Women’s Conference addresses faith and the environment

Nearly 200 people attended the 40th annual Catholic-Jewish Women’s Conference — “Our Planet in Peril: Repairing the Earth Through the Lens of...

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Thumbnail cardinal peter turkson with a copy of laudato si at a press conference in paul vi hall on june 18 2015 credit   losservatore romano cna 6 18 15 At next world's fair, Vatican to promote 'energy for the common good'

Vatican City, Nov 16, 2016 / 11:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Ahead of the next international exposition, to be held in Kazakhstan during the summer  of...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 274566236 Caring for creation – central to Pope Francis’ papacy

As the first pope in history to write an encyclical letter on the environment, Pope Francis demonstrated to the Catholic Church and world, the...

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Thumbnail oil refinery credit ttstudio shutterstock cna Catholic groups around the world break ties with fossil fuels

Washington D.C., Oct 6, 2016 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi this week, seven Catholic organizations on five...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 274566236 "Creation's Call" prayer service seeks to unite through care for our common home

The Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of the environment, is an opportunity being taken by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’...

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Thumbnail baclaran shrine credit james sarmiento via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna Filipinos are in love with the Virgin Mary, and the Baclaran shrine is proof

Parañaque, Philippines, Jul 2, 2016 / 04:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A long-venerated icon of Our Mother of Perpetual Help turned 150 this year, and...

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Thumbnail greenhouse gas california Gov. Brown proposes new bill to aggressively reduce greenhouse gas

The state of California’s cap-and-trade program is up for renewal next month, signaling the beginning of negotiations that will decide how carbon...

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Thumbnail green plant environment via unsplash cnajpg How to save biodiversity? Curb wasteful habits, Vatican event says

Vatican City, Mar 2, 2017 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A Vatican conference on biodiversity has found that wasteful attitudes when it comes to...

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Thumbnail child credit unsplash cna Kids in a time of climate change – what's a Catholic to do?

Washington D.C., Oct 27, 2016 / 03:31 am (CNA).- Travis Rieder and his wife Sadiye have one child. She wanted a big family, but he’s a philosopher...

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Thumbnail saint anthony saints Long Beach school draws on sun power for school energy

St. Anthony High School in Long Beach recently installed an impressive 72-kilowatt solar energy system to power their campus, which has already...

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Thumbnail earth day 2016 Our Common Home: A call for practical ways to respect the environment on Earth Day

Southeast L.A. County residents know well how pollution and environmental degradation alters the lives of many, especially those in low-income...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 632016476 Our common home really needs your help!

“A very solid scientific consensus indicates that we are presently witnessing a disturbing warming of the climatic system,” warns Pope Francis in...

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Thumbnail forrest trees nature cc0 10 cna 2 5 15 Overcome divisions to protect God's creation, bishops ask US government

Washington D.C., Feb 20, 2017 / 02:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The United States government has the opportunity to overcome political divisions and...

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Thumbnail credit gez xavier mansfield via unsplash cna Pope Francis declares care for creation a new work of mercy

Vatican City, Sep 1, 2016 / 04:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Thursday Pope Francis yet again showed his knack for surprises and his openness to...

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Thumbnail ramona Ramona Convent School receives 2015 Cool Climate Award

On Nov. 10, the California Interfaith Power and Light, a faith-based organization committed to protecting the environment, awarded the 2015 Cool...

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Thumbnail credit gez xavier mansfield via unsplash cna Scientists play a key role in solving global problems, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Nov 28, 2016 / 04:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis told a group of scientists Monday that their role in finding creative...

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Thumbnail seoul south korea credit cj nattanai shutterstock cna South Korean Catholics rally against use of nuclear power

Seoul, South Korea, May 15, 2017 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- South Korean Catholics are opposing both the country's reliance on nuclear power and...

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Thumbnail holly peskin   la plume The G2 Gallery: Nature and wildlife photography

Smack in the midst of Venice’s über swank-hip Abbot Kinney Boulevard is a welcome oasis featuring nature and wildlife photography: The G2...

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