“The wealthiest countries, the ones who have benefited most from fossil fuels, are morally obligated to push forward and find solutions to climate-related change and so protect the environment and human life,” Cardinal Peter Turkson said.
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NEW YORK (RNS) Pope Francis hopes his upcoming encyclical on climate change will influence the next round of talks in Paris on global warming.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (RNS) Tibetan monk Ogyen Trinley Dorje has the support of the Dalai Lama and the majority of Tibetans, many of whom believe he will take over the Dalai Lama’s leadership role when the 79-year-old Nobel laureate dies.
WASHINGTON (RNS) I have started the process of divesting my retirement fund and other savings from fossil fuel companies. Will it make a “Big Oil” company close its doors? No, but it is an opportunity for me to live out my values and witness to my deepest beliefs.
WASHINGTON (RNS) More than 100,000 “pro-life” evangelicals support the EPA’s plan to limit carbon pollution, citing concerns about children’s health and changes to the environment.
(RNS) “We have sinned, and we see this divestment as an act of repentance for Union,” Union President Serene Jones says. “Climate change poses a catastrophic threat. As stewards of God’s creation, we simply must act to stop this sin.”
(RNS) Although often reluctant to get on board, African-American churches are being encouraged to be more involved in environmental issues from conservation to advocacy.
Environmental concerns prompt the Sisters of Loretto to oppose a company from building a gas pipeline through their land in Kentucky.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Across the country in the past decade, hundreds of houses of worship have started composting, relating it to theological concepts of resurrection and stewardship.