Catholic groups welcomed the historic deal reached at the United Nations climate summit to establish a "loss and damage" fund for vulnerable countries, even while negotiations fell short in other areas, they said.
This is a story of land, its history in Ipswich, Massachusetts, and its relationship to the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, in the spirit of "Laudato Si', on Care for Our Common Home" — long before it was written.
Faced with reduced acreage for farming due to surrounding mountains and unpredictable weather conditions, Sr. Cecilia Sekhopha turned to greenhouse farming to increase food production and earn extra income for her congregation.
The rising costs of electricity and petrol, compounded by a scorching heat wave, has forced the Sisters of Charity of Jesus and Mary to change their lifestyle at their homes for older adults across Pakistan.
As mining sites grew, people in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, began to realize that not only their rights were being exploited, but the whole ecosystem, with its rich forest and rivers, is under threat.