I believe that a oneness exists between the sufferings of creation and the sufferings of Christ.
GSR Today - I left my desk on Feb. 21 to go talk about the Trump administration's proposal to repeal the Clean Power Plan. It was one of just four public listening sessions held by the EPA in the entire U.S., and it was in Kansas City. How could I live here and not go?
I had been thinking, "Too much poverty, too much pain, too much pollution, I don't want to look, I don't want to know. How can we go forward with all this?" A trip to Peru taught me to dare to create beauty.
The fight by the Adorers of the Blood of Christ against the Atlantic Sunrise natural gas pipeline went to an appeals court Jan. 19 as their attorneys argued that the Eastern District of Pennsylvania inappropriately dismissed their religious freedom challenge for a lack of jurisdiction.
An interfaith retreat center run by the Immaculate Heart Community is among the estimated 1,000 structures either destroyed or damaged last week by mudslides in Southern California that also killed at least 20 people. The center's original stone house was untouched, however.
In response to Pope Francis' environmental encyclical, Laudato Si', Carmelite Sr. Jane Remson initiated and helped create a 252-page curriculum designed to teach the encyclical to ninth- to 12th-graders and "lead young people to think critically and protect the Earth."
Facing the realities of the extractive industries' push against pristine public lands and recent actions by the Trump administration to reduce the size of two national monuments that are significant to Native Americans, spiritual leaders believe in miracles and prayer.
Sacred Heart of Mary Sr. Veronica Brand attended the second week of COP23, the U.N. climate change conference, through a collaboration with the Maryknoll Sisters. The November meeting in Bonn, Germany, featured "the strong and vibrant voice of women leaders from all geographical regions and backgrounds," she said.
The Leadership Conference of Women Religious called the withdrawal a "misguided decision" that is " yet another example of the president's attempts to wall off this nation and subvert its values."
Mohican, a rare red timber wolf, pawed the ground and panted with what appeared to be a smile, sizing up the group as he walked around us. I thought of St. Joseph Sr. Elizabeth Johnson's book Ask the Beasts as Mohican rested among new friends.
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